Definitions for absorber
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word absorber
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to suck up (a liquid); soak up:
A sponge absorbs water.
to take in and assimilate; incorporate:
The empire absorbed many nations.
to involve the full attention of; engross:
This book will absorb the serious reader.
to occupy or fill (time, attention, etc.).
to assimilate by chemical or molecular action.
to take in without echo, recoil, or reflection:
to absorb shock; to absorb sound.
to take in and utilize:
to absorb information.
to pay for (costs, taxes, etc.).
Archaic. to swallow up.
Origin of absorb:
1480–90; < L absorbēre=ab-ab - +sorbēre to suck in, swallow
(physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
Agent noun of absorb; one who, or that which, absorbs.
one who, or that which, absorbs
Particle physics experiments
Particle physics experiments briefly discusses a number of past, present, and proposed experiments with particle accelerators, throughout the world. In addition, some important accelerator interactions are discussed. Also, some notable systems components are discussed, named by project.
Translations for absorber
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to soak up
The cloth absorbed the ink I had spilled.
- يَمْتَصْ، يَتَشَربArabic
- absorverPortuguese (BR)
- opsuge; absorbere; optageDanish
- جذب کردنFarsi
- drekkaí sigIcelandic
- absorbēt; uzsūktLatvian
- suge opp, absorbereNorwegian
- جذب کردنPersian
- جذب كولPashto
- a absorbiRomanian
- vsať, vpiťSlovak
- absorbera, suga uppSwedish
- 吸收Chinese (Trad.)
- вбирати; абсорбуватиUkrainian
- جذب کرناUrdu
- 吸收Chinese (Simp.)
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