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vt 1  :  to take up esp. by capillary, osmotic, solvent, or chemical action <surgical sutures which can be ed by the body>  <the blood in the lungs s oxygen>   2  :  to transform (radiant energy) into a different form usu. with a resulting rise in temperature <chlorophyll reflects green light and s the other colors of light>  ab*sorb*able adj ab*sorb*er n 

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