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Absorb

  • Definition: To be associated, through intermolecular forces of attraction, by being taken up or mixing into a substance.

    Source: Kelter P, Mosher M, and Scott A (2008). Chemistry: the Practical Science. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

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  • 11:40am 12/10/2012

    User: HarryWood

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    Absorb is a tricky one -- it all depends on the context. Is it a sponge absorbing water? Is it a mushroom absorbing nutrients?