Meaning of absorption

Definition of absorption

(noun) (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium; "the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules"
the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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