Examples of absorption in a sentence
<forgot to return the phone call due to his absorption in setting up the new computer system>
Origin of absorption
French & Latin; French, from Latin absorption-, absorptio, from absorbēre
First Known Use: 1741
ABSORPTION Defined for Kids
Definition of absorption for Students
1 : the process of drawing in or soaking up : absorbing or being absorbed <the absorption of water by soil>
2 : complete attention
Legal Definition of absorption
: the application to the states of rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution <while Powell [v. Alabama] was sometimes described as having absorbed the right to counsel, the Court there clearly limited any such absorption — W. R. LaFave and J. H. Israel>
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