be+absorbed

  • 1 absorbed — adj. 1. 1 wholly absorbed as in thought that engrossed look that absorbed and rapt delight Syn: engrossed, intent, rapt, wrapped [WordNet 1.5] 2. not allowed to pass through; said of radiant waves such as light the absorbed light intensity… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Absorbed dose — (also known as total ionizing dose, TID) is a measure of the energy deposited in a medium by ionizing radiation per unit mass. It is equal to the energy deposited per unit mass of medium, which may be measured as joules per kilogram and… …

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  • 3 absorbed — [absôrbd′, əbsôrbd′, abzôrbd′, əbzôrbd′] adj. 1. taken in, sucked up, assimilated, etc. 2. greatly interested; wholly occupied [absorbed in reading] …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Absorbed dose — См. Поглощенная доза излучения Термины атомной энергетики. Концерн Росэнергоатом, 2010 …

    Термины атомной энергетики

  • 5 absorbed — index internal, oblivious, pensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 absorbed interest — index preoccupation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 absorbed — *intent, engrossed, rapt Analogous words: immersed (see DIP): riveted (see SECURE vb): fixed, fastened (see FASTEN) Antonyms: distracted Contrasted words: absent, absentminded, distraught, *abstracted: wandering, straying, rambling (see WANDER) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 absorbed — [adj] being completely occupied mentally captivated, consumed, deep in thought, engaged, engrossed, fascinated, fixed, gone*, head over heels*, held, immersed, intent, involved, lost, preoccupied, rapt, really into*, up to here*, wrapped up*;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 absorbed — adj. 1) deeply, completely, thoroughly, totally absorbed 2) absorbed by, with; in (she was absorbed by/with the problem; the children were absorbed in their homework; absorbed in thought) * * * [əb zɔːbd] completely thoroughly totally absorbed… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 Absorbed dose — In radiology, the absorbed dose is the amount of energy that is deposited in any material by ionizing radiation. The unit of absorbed dose, the rad, is a measure of energy absorbed per gram of material. An alternative unit of absorbed dose is the …

    Medical dictionary

  • 11 Absorbed — Absorb Ab*sorb , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Absorbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absorbing}.] [L. absorbere; ab + sorbere to suck in, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. absorber.] 1. To swallow up; to engulf; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Absorbed Account — An account that has been combined or that has merged with another related account. Accounts are often absorbed into existing accounts as a way of simplifying the accounting process. Once an account has been absorbed the original account will… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 13 Absorbed Cost — The indirect costs that are associated with manufacturing. Absorbed costs include such expenses as insurance, or property taxes for the building in which the manufacturing process occurs. When the total manufacturing costs are determined, the… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 14 absorbed — ab|sorbed [ əb sɔrbd, əb zɔrbd ] adjective so interested or involved in something that you do not notice anything else: She seemed completely absorbed. absorbed in: Richard is totally absorbed in his book. => SELF ABSORBED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 absorbed — [[t]əbzɔ͟ː(r)bd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ in/by n If you are absorbed in something or someone, you are very interested in them and they take up all your attention and energy. They were completely absorbed in each other... He had… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 absorbed — UK [əbˈzɔː(r)bd] / US [əbˈsɔrbd] / US [əbˈzɔrbd] adjective so interested or involved in something that you do not notice anything else She seemed completely absorbed. absorbed in: Richard was totally absorbed in his book. See: self absorbed …

    English dictionary

  • 17 absorbed — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become, get ▪ keep sb ▪ A crossword can keep me absorbed for ho …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 absorbed — Synonyms and related words: absent, absentminded, absorbed in, abstracted, bemused, buried, buried in, buried in thought, castle building, caught up in, concentrating, contemplating, contemplative, daydreaming, daydreamy, deep, devoted, devoted… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 absorbed — absorbedly /ab sawr bid lee, zawr /, adv. absorbedness, n. /ab sawrbd , zawrbd /, adj. deeply interested or involved; preoccupied: He had an absorbed look on his face. [1755 65; ABSORB + ED2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 Absorbed — 1. In a general business sense, when a cost is treated as an expense instead of being passed on to the customer in the form of higher prices. 2. In underwriting, when an issue has been completely sold to the public. 3. In mergers, when an… …

    Investment dictionary