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Definition of: ABSORPTIONS

absorptions
The mental state of being preoccupied by something
Complete attention; intense mental effort
(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 social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another