From Academic Kids
Absorption has a number of meanings:
- In physics, absorption is a process in which particles of some sort encounter another material and are taken up by or even disappear in it. Specifically, it can refer to:
- In economics, absorption refers to the total demand of an economy for goods and services both from within and without the economy.
Absorption should not be confused with adsorption, the formation of a liquid or gas film on a solid surface.