Synonyms and Antonyms for absorption

1. absorption (n.)

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

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2. self-absorption (n.)

preoccupation with yourself to the exclusion of everything else


3. absorption (n.)

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

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4. absorption (n.)

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

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7. absorption (n.)

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

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