absorb englannista suomeksi
absorboida, sulauttaa itseensä
1782, (w), ''On Observing some Names of Little Note''
- Dark oblivion soon absorbs them all.
1819, (w), ''Rural Life in England''
- The large cities absorb the wealth and fashion.
To engulf, as in water; to up. (defdate)
(quote-book)|title=The Sacred Theory of the Earth||passage=to be absorpt, or swallowed up, in a lake of fire and brimstone.
To take in energy and convert it, as(defdate)
in receiving a physical impact or vibration without recoil.
in receiving sound energy without repercussion or echo.
taking in energy and converting it to a different form of energy, like heat.
''Heat, light, and electricity are absorbed in the substances into which they pass.''
(quote-text)|title=(w)|chapter=VIII|passage=Geeka was cooking dinner. As the little girl played she prattled continuously to her companion, propped in a sitting position with a couple of twigs. She was totally absorbed in the domestic duties of Geeka--so much so that she did not note the gentle swaying of the branches of the tree above her as they bent to the body of the creature that had entered them stealthily from the jungle.
1904, (w), translated by Lady Mary Loyd, ''Ivan the Terrible'' Part 2 Chapter 3
- Livonian affairs held him tight, and were to absorb him for many a year.
To occupy or consume time. (defdate)
Assimilate mentally. (defdate)
To defray the costs.
To accept or purchase in quantity.
(verb form of)