Examples of uptake in a Sentence
oxygen uptake by the body
the plant's uptake of water
a rapid uptake of liquid
She's pretty quick on the uptake.
Recent Examples of uptake from the Web
Bluebird’s Davidson said this patient was at higher risk of relapse because some anomalous traits of the disease caused problems with the uptake of the LentiGlobin infusion.
Also check for pests, like grubs and nematodes, that affect roots to limit water uptake and control them when possible.
In contrast, the three states that have banned nonmedical exemptions — Mississippi, California and West Virginia — show the highest MMR vaccine uptake and lowest incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Parents may voice doubts about childhood vaccines while still immunizing their kids, but uptake of flu shots shows a completely different pattern.
All auto makers operating in China must build EVs equivalent to roughly 3%-4% of their total output in 2019, rising to around 4%-5% in 2020, according to Beijing’s new system, which is designed to drive electric-car uptake.
These foliar sprays also appear to act as catalysts, increasing nutrient uptake by plants.
Europe, as well, has seen an uptake in horrific terrorist attacks in the past two years.
Another popular form of MAT is Vivitrol, which blocks the brain’s uptake of opioids but requires a detox period of at least a week.
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UPTAKE Defined for English Language Learners
: the process by which something is taken in by the body, a plant, etc.
: the ability to learn new things, to understand what is happening or being said, etc.
- oxygen uptake
- thyroid function should be determined by radioiodine uptake studies
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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