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Synonyms for absorptionæbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorption, soaking up(noun)

    (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

    Synonyms:
    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, absorption, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  2. absorption(noun)

    (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

    Synonyms:
    engrossment, preoccupancy, soaking up, preoccupation, assimilation, concentration, immersion

  3. assimilation, absorption(noun)

    the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

    Synonyms:
    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, absorption, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  4. assimilation, absorption(noun)

    the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

    Synonyms:
    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, absorption, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  5. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion(noun)

    complete attention; intense mental effort

    Synonyms:
    immersion, dousing, submersion, absorption, submerging, ingress, assiduousness, preoccupancy, soaking up, ducking, assiduity, denseness, preoccupation, compactness, concentration, engrossment, intentness, assimilation, tightness, density, submergence

  6. preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment(noun)

    the mental state of being preoccupied by something

    Synonyms:
    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, intentness, absorption, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. absorption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    absorbing

  2. absorption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    engrossment, occupation, engagement, immersion

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. absorption

    Synonyms:
    Histology Direct staining,, Immunology Agglutinin absorption


Translations for absorption

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • абсорбция, всмукване, поглъщанеBulgarian
  • absorpce, vstřebání, vstřebáváníCzech
  • Absorption, VertiefungGerman
  • απορρόφησηGreek
  • absorboEsperanto
  • concentración, absorciónSpanish
  • neeldumine, imendumineEstonian
  • uppoutuminen, imeytyminen, sulautuminen, absorptio, sulauttaminen, imeyttäminenFinnish
  • absorptionFrench
  • abszorpcióHungarian
  • 没頭, 吸収, 夢中, 併合, 吸い込みJapanese
  • 흡수Korean
  • effusioLatin
  • absorpsi, penyerapanMalay
  • absorptie, opnameDutch
  • zaabsorbowanie, absorpcja, absorbowanie, przyswajanie, pochłanianiePolish
  • absorção, concentraçãoPortuguese
  • absorbție, absorbireRomanian
  • абсорбция, впитывание, поглощение, поглощённость, всасываниеRussian
  • apsorpcija, апсорпцијаSerbo-Croatian

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