Synonyms and Antonyms for absorption-coefficient

1. absorption coefficient (n.)

a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber

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2. self-absorption (n.)

preoccupation with yourself to the exclusion of everything else

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4. 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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5. 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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6. absorption (n.)

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

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7. absorption (n.)

the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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8. absorption (n.)

complete attention; intense mental effort

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9. absorption (n.)

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

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