absorption system

noun

Definition of absorption system

: a refrigerating system in which refrigeration is effected by the expansion in evaporating coils of liquid ammonia into gas which is then absorbed by water and used again after the water is evaporated

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First Known Use of absorption system

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Absorption system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absorption%20system. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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