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absorption

▸ noun: (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid.
▸ noun: (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium.

See Also

Affinity
Assimilation
Figure 9.4 - Radiation and Absorption interactions with Neutral Center
Sound Absorption Coefficient


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