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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

absorb +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əbˈsɔɹ.bɚ/, /əbˈzɔɹ.bɚ/, /æbˈsɔɹ.bɚ/, /æbˈzɔɹ.bɚ/

NounEdit

 
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absorber (plural absorbers)

  1. A device which causes gas or vapor to be absorbed by a liquid. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  2. A person that absorbs. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  3. (nuclear physics) A material that absorbs neutrons in a reactor.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 “absorber” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 9.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin absorbēre, present active infinitive of absorbeō (absorb).

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absorber

  1. to absorb

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absorber

  1. imperative of absorbere

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin absorbēre, present active infinitive of absorbeō (absorb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /absorˈbeɾ/, [aβsorˈβeɾ]

VerbEdit

absorber (first-person singular present absorbo, first-person singular preterite absorbí, past participle absorbido)

  1. to absorb
  2. to use up

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