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