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absorption

synonym (synonym of absorption)

  • (noun.process)
    (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the mental state of being preoccupied by something (noun.cognition)
     

hypernym (absorption IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
    the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption) (noun.process)
     
  • (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
    the faculty or power of mental concentration (noun.cognition)
     
  • the mental state of being preoccupied by something (noun.cognition)
    the state of a person's cognitive processes (noun.cognition)
     
  • the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion (noun.process)
    a process occurring in living organisms (noun.process)
     
  • the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another (noun.process)
    a process involved in the formation of groups of persons (noun.process)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF absorption relation)

  • (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
    (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel (noun.process)
     
  • complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
    the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a state of deep mental absorption (noun.cognition)
     
  • the mental state of being preoccupied by something (noun.cognition)
    preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored (noun.cognition)
     
  • the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion (noun.process)
    the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract (noun.process)
     
  • the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another (noun.process)
    assimilation into American culture (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    assimilation into European culture (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    assimilation of Western culture; the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization (noun.process)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
    the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation (noun.process)
     

derivation (.... is derived from absorption)

  • (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
    take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become imbued (verb.contact)
     
  • (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
    suck or take up or in (verb.weather)
     
  • complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
    direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
     
  • the mental state of being preoccupied by something (noun.cognition)
    consume all of one's attention or time (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    deeply absorbed in thought (adj.all)
     
  • the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion (noun.process)
    take (gas, light or heat) into a solution (verb.contact)
     
  • the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another (noun.process)
    become similar to one's environment (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    take up mentally (verb.cognition)
     

domain category (absorption is domain category of ....)

  • (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
    the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions (noun.cognition)
     
  • (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation domain category soaking up assimilation concentration engrossment preoccupancy preoccupation cognitive state state of mind attention sorption action activity abstractedness abstraction absentmindedness centering specialism study extinction absorb engage engross engulf preoccupy haunted chemical science chemistry natural philosophy physics

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