imbibition


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imbibition

[‚im·bə′bish·ən]
(physical chemistry)
Absorption of liquid by a solid or a semisolid material.
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Brahma Kumaris operate in Malaysia as the Persatuan Brahma Kumaris Malaysia (BKM) a spiritually-centered and non-profit as well as non-political organisation dedicated to and propagating imbibition of values through its practical programmes like stress management, positive thinking, facing challenges, meditation, programmes for youth, women, single mothers, among others.
This better performance of melon seeds with direct immersion in water (hydropriming) may be due to the absence of substances harmful to the process of imbibition and seed germination, as can occur with the use of KN[O.sub.3] salts.
By nature, glass ionomer cements (GIC), even when resin-reinforced, react in a more sensitive manner to syneresis and imbibition, as well as to abrasion and erosion, than composites.
schizophylla seedlings, diaspores had their endocarps ruptured with the aid of a bench vise and subjected to a pre-hydration by imbibition in distilled water for 72 h at 30 [degrees]C, according to the standard pre-established by the imbibition curve.
(2016) also observed that the higher temperature, concurrent with longer imbibition time, might have caused conformational changes in membrane phospholipids of of B.
Ultrasound image acquired during injection (B) demonstrates imbibition of PRP injectate into the IT band defect (asterisk).
Caption: FIGURE 4: Curves imbibition of algaroba (Prosopisjuliflora (SW) DC) at temperatures 20[degrees]C, 30[degrees]C e 20-30[degrees]C on role of paper substrate.
Dynamics of seed phytomass remobilization and seedling phytomass accumulation: Imbibition of dry seeds initiates the enzyme activation, hydrolysis of stored seed reserves and their translocation to plantule which further rupture seed covering to emerge from seed coat (Bewley, 1997).
For seed germination to occur, a satisfactory water potential is required, promoting imbibition and thus activation of metabolism, which directly and indirectly act on seed germination (Colman et al., 2014; Marcos Filho, 2015).
Bakli and Chakraborty [123] presented a constitutive model to describe the nanopore imbibition characteristics of water as a function of the dynamic slip length using NEMDs.