• The act or process of absorbing or of being absorbed as,
  • Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind.
  • Mental assimilation.
  • The retaining of electrical energy for a short time after it has been introduced to the dielectric.


  • First attested in 1597. From Latin absorptiƍ ("a sucking in"), from absorbeƍ.

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