ABSORPTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ABSORPTION
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absorption
 n.  process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
Example Sentence:
1  To determine these it is necessary to use a slower method such as atomic absorption spectroscopy or neutron activation.
2  They work on a principle of heat absorption.
3  Complete absorption in sport will interfere with your studies.
4  His work suffered because of his total absorption in sport.
5  The pancreas is important for the digestion and absorption of nutrients.
6  I agree that the reader's absorption is a measure of good writing.
Classic Sentence:
1  Lily started from her attitude of absorption; her smile faded and she began to move toward the lane.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  The room was full of women and girls, all too much engaged in the rapid absorption of tea and pie to remark her entrance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
3  They saw miles of the city which they had never known in their days of absorption in college.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Nevertheless, the hour, the place, the darkness, Jean Valjean's absorption, his singular gestures, his goings and comings, all had begun to render Cosette uneasy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—WHICH WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GAS LANTERNS
5  A physiologist might have studied in him the growing symptoms of that febrile absorption known to, and classified by, science, and which is to suffering what voluptuousness is to pleasure.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
6  Connie and Clifford had now been nearly two years at Wragby, living their vague life of absorption in Clifford and his work.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  For weeks he would not go there, would forget the hideous painted thing, and get back his light heart, his wonderful joyousness, his passionate absorption in mere existence.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
8  The absorption of the French by Moscow, radiating starwise as it did, only reached the quarter where Pierre was staying by the evening of the second of September.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVII