- take up, as of debts or payments
- assimilate or take in
- take in, also metaphorically
- become imbued
- engage or engross wholly
- engross (oneself) fully
- take up mentally
- cause to become one with
- suck or take up or in
The nutritive tissue within seeds of flowering plants,surrounding and absorbed by the embryo.
"Where one company is absorbed by another in a merger by absorption, the absorbed company is dissolved."
My dear Mortimer, you know the absorbing nature of my professional occupations; I really have not had leisure to think about it
Be absorbed in; pay attention to;concentrate on
…she sat down again in her chair, absorbed and lost
"In the case of vehicle collisions, the frame is forced to crush and absorb a large portion of the energy of impact."
The limestone absorbs impurity from the ore and forms a fluid slag, which floats on the surface of the heavier molten iron.
"Moreover, water vapor and carbon dioxide in the lower air absorb most of the infrared radiations sent to us from the planets. "
"Most brakes act on rotating mechanical elements and absorb kinetic energy mechanically, hydrodynamically, or electrically."
Interesting and absorbing;attractive