1. Noun.  The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything.
  2. Noun.  The act or process of being absorbed and made to disappear.
  3. Noun.  (context, chemistry) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action.
  4. Noun.  (physiology) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
  5. Noun.  Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind.

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