TeachMeFinance.com - explain Absorption
Absorption The term 'Absorption' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' The process in which radiant energy is retained by a substance. A further process always results from absorption, that is, the irreversible conversion of the absorbed radiation into some other form of energy within and according to the nature of the absorbing medium. The absorbing medium itself may emit radiation, but only after an energy conversion has occurred'.
The term 'Absorption' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' Taking in of fluids or other substances through, or as if through, cells or tissues. The uptake of water or dissolved chemicals by a cell or an organism (as tree roots absorb dissolved nutrients in the soil). Should not be confused with adsorption'.
The term 'Absorption' as it applies to the area of hazardous materials can be defined as 'The process of taking in. For a person or an animal, absorption is the process of a substance getting into the body through the eyes, skin, stomach, intestines, or lungs'.
The term 'Absorption' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' The process in which incident radiant energy is retained by a substance by conversion to some other form of energy'.
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