What does absorbing mean?

Definitions for absorbing
æbˈsɔr bɪŋ, -ˈzɔr-ab·sorb·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting(adj)

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

Wiktionary

  1. absorbing(Adjective)

    Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest.

    An absorbing pursuit.

  2. absorbing(Adjective)

    allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absorbing

    of Absorb

  2. Absorbing(adj)

    swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of absorbing in a Sentence

  1. John K. Hutchens:

    I do not mean to suggest that our handsome, newly enlarged library is to be a headquarters of busy bookworms, old and young, routinely absorbing knowledge by the hour while birds sing outside and the Mets fight it out for last place in the National League. On the contrary, a good library is a joyful place where the imagination roams free, and life is actively enriched.

  2. John Bercow:

    I have been blindsided on this matter, as others have been, i will reflect on the matter, absorbing what colleagues say and consulting others for their advice, and I will report to the House on Monday.

  3. Michael Waring:

    [ The studies ] would take a potted plant and put it in a small chamber... three feet by three feet by three feet... and they would inject a particular volatile organic compound( VOC) into the chamber... and watch it decay over time, and that decay is what they would contribute to the plant clearing the VOC, that does occur in the chamber, but it's the microbes that are absorbing the VOC, not the plant itself.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    Camera obscura. The reverse engineering of our brain allows us to disassemble all the little pieces in the "camera obscura" of our mind and to identify changes and choices made, after absorbing the phenomena of our life.

  5. Henry Thomas Buckle:

    If you can impress any man with an absorbing conviction of the supreme importance of some moral or religious doctrine if you can make him believe that those who reject that doctrine are doomed to eternal perdition if you then give that man power, and by means of his ignorance blind him to the ulterior consequences of his own act,-he will infallibly persecute those who deny his doctrine.

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