Search Result:absorption

absorption   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әbˋsɒrpʃәn 〕


〔 әbˊsɒːpʃәn,-ˊzɒːp- 〕

Overview of noun absorption

The noun absorption has 6 senses

  • absorption, soaking up -- ((chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid)

  • absorption -- ((physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium; "the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules")

  • assimilation, absorption -- (the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another)

  • assimilation, absorption -- (the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion)

  • concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion -- (complete attention; intense mental effort)

  • preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment -- (the mental state of being preoccupied by something)