captive: giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
retained without reflection; "the absorbed light intensity"
(absorb) become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
(absorb) take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
(absorb) take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"
(absorb) take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
(Absorbance) In spectroscopy, the absorbance A (also called optical density) is defined as
(Absorption (chemistry)) Sorption refers to the action of absorption or adsorption: * Absorption is the incorporation of a substance in one state into another of a different state (e.g. liquids being absorbed by a solid or gases being absorbed by a liquid). ...
(Absorption (digestive)) Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components that can be absorbed into a blood stream, for instance. Digestion is a form of catabolism: a break-down of larger food molecules to smaller ones.
(Absorption (economics)) Absorption is the total demand for all final marketed goods and services by all economic agents resident in an economy, regardless of the origin of the goods and services themselves. ...
(Absorption (optics)) In physics, absorption of electromagnetic radiation is the way by which the energy of a photon is taken up by matter, typically the electrons of an atom. Thus, the electromagnetic energy is transformed to other forms of energy for example, to heat. ...
(Absorption (pharmacokinetics)) In pharmacology (and more specifically pharmacokinetics), absorption is the movement of a drug into the bloodstream.
fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed; taken in by a body without reflection; taken by through the pores of a surface
(absorbedly) In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged
(absorb) To include so that it no longer has separate existence; to swallow up; to engulf; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to use up; to incorporate; to assimilate; To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe; as a sponge or as the lacteals of the body; To learn; To ...
(absorbing) Engrossing; allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it
(absorb) (ab ZORB) — to soak up
(Absorb) To soak up. The incorporation of a liquid into a solid substance, as by capillary, osmotic, solvent, or chemical action.
(Absorb) This ability is written absorb X. If a creature with absorb would be dealt damage, X of that damage is prevented. This ability appears on a single timeshifted creature from Future Sight, Lymph Sliver. Older cards with this ability were not changed to grant absorb.
(ABSORB) to obtain food by taking up water and dissolved substances across a membrane; this is how fungi operate. This is also called OSMOTROPHIC NUTRITION (cf. INGEST).
(ABSORB) The taking in of ideas or feelings; integrating new information
(Absorb) A method to trap liquids or gases by causing them to penetrate into the absorbent material.
(Absorb) Feeling absorbed in your dream is quite self explanatory. You may be putting too much time into something and its becoming too overwhelming. Who is absorbing all your energy in your walking life? Do you remember who was with you in your dream when you where feeling absorbed? ...
(Absorb) Taking up of a substance into the carpet through pores or small opening (i.e. chalk, talc, and sawdust are absorbent powders).
(Absorb) The process by which a liquid penetrates the solid structure of the absorbent's fibers or particles, which then swell in size to accommodate the liquid.