the amount of energy transferred by nuclear or ionizing radiation to a unit mass of absorbing material
absorbed dose n.
The quantity of radiation energy, expressed in rads, that is administered or absorbed per unit mass of target.
deeply interested or involved; preoccupied: He had an absorbed look on his face. Historical Examples She sketched rapidly but fixedly and absorbedly, evidently forgetting all else in her work. Under the Redwoods Bret Harte By midnight, ship-time, she’d learned the game and played it absorbedly. Pariah Planet Murray Leinster absorbedly, Stone took them from her, […]
causing . noun a medicine or other agent that promotes absorption adjective causing or promoting absorption absorbefacient ab·sor·be·fa·cient (əb-sôr’bə-fā’shənt, -zôr’-) adj. Causing absorption. ab·sor’be·fa’cient n.
capable of heat, light, moisture, etc.; tending to . something that : Tons of high-powered absorbents were needed to clean up the oil spill. Contemporary Examples Remove from oil and let cool on absorbent towels to remove excess grease and reserve. Celeb Chefs’ Favorite BBQ Recipes Jacquelynn D. Powers June 30, 2011 There is a […]
capable of heat, light, moisture, etc.; tending to . something that : Tons of high-powered absorbents were needed to clean up the oil spill. Contemporary Examples Shemilt ensures the breathability and absorbency of the 95 percent bamboo fabric tops. Huma Abedin Opens Up To Harper’s Bazaar; Rumors of a Barney’s New York – Jay Z […]