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
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.
Their uptake has been slowed by what Gottlieb said were opaque contracts that favor the older, more costly drugs.
On the other hand, social and cultural beliefs may hinder the uptake of health behaviors, such as participating in cancer screening.
Having too much phosphorus adversely affects uptake of other nutrients.
For terrorists, sarin would be the nerve agent of choice to inflict mass casualties because of its high volatility and rapid uptake in the body.
Another thing that gives me hope is the uptake of renewable energy and the fall of prices.
This will help prevent air from entering the stem through the cut end and blocking water uptake.
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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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