Translation of "absorption" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /əbˈzɔːp.ʃən/ us /-ˈzɔːrp-/

the process of taking something into another substance

Some poisonous gases can enter the body by absorption through the skin.

complete interest in something

Her absorption in her work is so great that she thinks about nothing else.
→ See also self-absorption (self-absorbed)

(Translation of “absorption” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)