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Amalgamation vs. Absorption

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Amalgamationnoun

The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.

Absorptionnoun

The act or process of absorbing or of being absorbed as,

Amalgamationnoun

The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.

Absorptionnoun

(obsolete) engulfing; swallowing up, as of bodies or land.

Amalgamationnoun

(specifically) The production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.

Absorptionnoun

assimilate; incorporation.

‘the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger’; ‘the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool’;

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Amalgamationnoun

(obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races.

Absorptionnoun

the imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action, of radiant energy; the process of being neutrons being absorbed by the nucleus; interception.

‘the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.’;

Amalgamationnoun

The act or operation of compounding mercury with another metal; - applied particularly to the process of separating gold and silver from their ores by mixing them with mercury.

Absorptionnoun

(physiology) in living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs; taking in by various means, such as by osmosis.

Amalgamationnoun

The mixing or blending of different elements, races, societies, etc.; also, the result of such combination or blending; a homogeneous union.

Absorptionnoun

Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind.

‘absorption in some employment''’;

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Amalgamationnoun

the combination of two or more commercial companies

Absorptionnoun

Mental assimilation.

Absorptionnoun

(electrical engineering) The retaining of electrical energy for a short time after it has been introduced to the dielectric.

Absorptionnoun

The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.

Absorptionnoun

An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.

Absorptionnoun

In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.

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Absorptionnoun

Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

Absorptionnoun

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

Absorptionnoun

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium;

‘the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules’;

Absorptionnoun

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

Absorptionnoun

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

Absorptionnoun

complete attention; intense mental effort

Absorptionnoun

the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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