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absorb

US [əbˈzɔrb]
UK [əbˈzɔː(r)b]
  • v.吸收;吸附;吸引;吸取
  • Web吞并;并吞;使专心
Past Participle:absorbed  Present Participle:absorbing  Simple Present:absorbs  
absorb
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v.
液体;气体liquid/gas
1.
吸收(液体、气体等)to take in a liquid, gas or other substance from the surface or space around
Plants absorb carbon dioxide from the air.
植物吸收空气中的二氧化碳。
The cream is easily absorbed into the skin.
这种乳霜皮肤易吸收。
使并入make part of sth larger
2.
[oftpass]
使并入;吞并;同化to make sth smaller become part of sth larger
The country simply cannot absorb this influx of refugees.
这个国家实在没有能力接纳这么多涌入的难民。
The surrounding small towns have been absorbed into the city.
四周的小城镇已并入这座城市。
信息information
3.
~ sth
理解;掌握to take sth into the mind and learn or understand it
It's a lot of information to absorb all at once.
要一下子消化这些资料,真是很多。
引起兴趣interest sb
4.
~ sb
吸引全部注意力;使全神贯注to interest sb very much so that they pay no attention to anything else
This work had absorbed him for several years.
这项工作曾使他沉迷了好几年。
热;光;能heat/light/energy
5.
~ sth
吸收(热、光、能等)to take in and keep heat, light, energy, etc. instead of reflecting it
Black walls absorb a lot of heat during the day.
黑色墙壁在白天吸收大量的热。
震动;撞击shock/impact
6.
~ sth
减轻(打击、碰击等的)作用to reduce the effect of a blow, hit, etc.
This tennis racket absorbs shock on impact.
这款网球拍能减轻撞击所产生的剧烈震动。
金钱;时间;变化money/time/changes
7.
~ sth
耗费,耗去(大量金钱、时间等)to use up a large supply of sth, especially money or time
The new proposals would absorb $80 billion of the federal budget.
这些新提案将耗费 800 亿元联邦政府预算。
8.
~ sth
承受,承担,对付(变化、结果、费用等)to deal with changes, effects, costs, etc.
The company is unable to absorb such huge losses.
公司无法承受如此巨大的损失。

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