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- adj. Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
- v. Present participle of absorb.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Swallowing, engrossing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Soaking up; imbibing; taking up.
- Engrossing; enchanting: as, the spectacle was most absorbing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of arousing and holding the attention
In his skilled hands, these two journeys are rivetingly told, in absorbing, meticulous detail.
Doctors can indirectly assess pancreatic function with a 72-hour stool collection, in combination with a three-day dietary record, to determine how much fat a child is absorbing from the food he or she is eating.
Maybe a helping factor in absorbing shotgun recoil is that i weigh 290 pounds or I'm to dumb to acknowledge the pain.
McGahee suffered a neck injury in absorbing a vicious blow from safety Ryan Clark after catching a pass over the middle with 3: 29 remaining.
Arkansas, meanwhile, was overwhelmed in absorbing a second blowout in as many games to a Top 10 team.
Matt Leinart is getting a crash course in absorbing the pro game, but he'll be better for it in the long run.
Their confidence that they could negotiate these reforms through the union movement and electoral politics, and thus avoid the perils of class warfare, demonstrates political elites 'success in absorbing and redirecting dissent during the crisis of the Depression.
Chillingly, the report added, "They may also find difficulty in absorbing the additional costs, to comply with the Directive."
Through it all, though our costs inevitably increased to some degree, we were generally successful in absorbing them internally.
Nothing shews so strongly the power of love, in absorbing every faculty of the soul, as my dear Sophia's being prevailed on to use art with the friend most dear to her on earth.