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English Definitionto absorb; to assimilate; to ingest; to recruit
Simplified Script吸收
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(动) verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. A process of taking up or using up or consuming.
  2. The process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion.
  3. The state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family.
  4. The process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption).
  5. The process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium.
  6. A process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid.
(动) As a verb
  1. Take up, as of debts or payments.
  2. Take up mentally.
  3. Be designed to hold or take.
  4. Take in, also metaphorically.
  5. Become imbued.
  6. Suck or take up or in.
  7. Take (gas, light or heat) into a solution.
  8. Attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc..
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