Reabsorb
Reabsorb Re`ab*sorb" (r[=e]`[a^]b*s[^o]rb"), v. t. To absorb again; to draw in, or imbibe, again what has been effused, extravasated, or thrown off; to swallow up again; as, to reabsorb chyle, lymph, etc.; -- used esp. of fluids. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • reabsorb — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • reabsorb — transitive verb Date: circa 1774 to take up (something previously secreted or emitted) < sugars reabsorbed in the kidney >; also resorb 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reabsorb — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • reabsorb — verb absorb again …   Wiktionary

  • reabsorb — re·ab·sorb .rē əb sȯ(ə)rb, zȯ(ə)rb vt to take up (something previously secreted or emitted) <sugars reabsorbed in the kidney> also RESORB * * * re·ab·sorb (re″əb sorbґ) 1. to absorb again; to undergo or to subject to… …   Medical dictionary

  • reabsorb — re·ab·sorb || ‚rɪːəb sÉ”rb , z / sɔːb , z v. absorb again, take in again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reabsorb — absorber …   Anagrams dictionary

  • reabsorb — verb absorb again. Derivatives reabsorption noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • reabsorb — re·absorb …   English syllables

  • reabsorb — re ab•sorb′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

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