• WordNet 3.6
    • v reabsorb undergo resorption
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Female rabbits on the other hand, reabsorb their embryo for the proteins
    • v. t Reabsorb rē`ăb*sôrb" 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reabsorb To draw or take in anew by absorption, imbibition, or swallowing, as something previously ejected, emitted, or put forth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Reabsorb rē-ab-sorb′ to absorb, suck in, or swallow up again
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In literature:

Like heat, it passes from one to another, and is finally reabsorbed or reunited in the universal principle from which it came.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
Where are we to find the means to abolish and reabsorb the evil?
"A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson" by Edouard le Roy
Godain never perspired, he reabsorbed his substance.
"Sons of the Soil" by Honore de Balzac
The crowd looked on breathless; in one minute more the wild beasts would triumph, and chaos reabsorb man.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
If the college woman is not thus quietly reabsorbed, she is even reproached for her discontent.
"Democracy and Social Ethics" by Jane Addams
This aqueous and saline part of all secreted fluids is again reabsorbed into the habit.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
The fact is, however, that the embodied soul cannot reabsorb its own body even.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
The effused blood is soon reabsorbed.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It will, however, reabsorb some moisture from the air, when exposed to it.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
This is rapidly reabsorbed, leaving the parts in the same condition as they were previous to the attack.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
His body electrical may be reabsorbed in the great ocean of natural electricity that fills the earth and the heavens.
"A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication" by Daniel Clark
The liquid secretion of the testes probably does not leave the testes but is reabsorbed.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
Thus, to the eyes of a philosophy that attempts to reabsorb intellect in intuition, many difficulties vanish or become light.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
They may then be reabsorbed into the skin and nature's effort to throw them off has been in vain.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
The constitutive membrane of the adult oogonia is reabsorbed in a great many points, and is there pierced with rounded holes.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The pseudo-deltidium is sometimes reabsorbed in the adult.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
The exhaust gas is cooled, passed into the previously weakened solution, reabsorbed and returned to the generator.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
The leaves are exposed to the air and sunlight until an exudate appears on them and is reabsorbed.
"Tobacco Leaves" by W. A. Brennan
The hand really exists, and is then reabsorbed.
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion
Allowing the curd to remain in the whey too long so that it reabsorbs the whey.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk

In news:

CMGI will reacquire the remaining outstanding shares of struggling marketing and content management software developer Engage, effectively reabsorbing the company it took public three years ago.
It's worth the wait—letting your meat rest after you take it off the heat allows juices to be reabsorbed by proteins.

In science:

One could also consider an additional linear contribution of the form [K] but this is actually a redundant operator, the tadpole can always be reabsorbed by field redefinition of the dynamical metric.
Galileons in the Sky
It has a distinct advantage over other competing procedures, in that it can be used with formally non-renormalizable theories, as shown in [38, 39]. A further feature of this approach is that divergences are not reabsorbed, each one is removed and replaced by an arbitrary factor.
Zeta function regularization in Casimir effect calculations and J.S. Dowker's contribution
PGR )∆h of the AG correction that enters the odds ratio; this is indeed the residual that cannot be reabsorbed by shifting the estimated values of the GR parameters, and the larger the ∆h⊥ , the more evidence there is for the AG hypothesis.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
Thus, for fixed FF the odds ratio scales as SNR2 , just as it does in the Bayesian decision scheme for the (non)detection of a known signal in noise; for fixed SNR the odds ratio scales as 1−FF, so the odds ratio is larger with stronger and less reabsorbable AG deviations.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
This happens because the FF is an SNR-independent measure of the strength of the AG corrections ∆h⊥ that cannot be reabsorbed by changing the GR source parameters from their true values.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
Nevertheless, preliminary claims of sensitivity to specific AG corrections may be overoptimistic, because ∆h could be largely reabsorbed by systematic effects that are initially neglected.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
For massless quarks, a θ-term in the QCD Lagrangian can be reabsorbed via a redefinition of the fermion fields, by a global UA (1) rotation.
SU(N) gauge theories at large N
To alleviate this problem, one can introduce a tadpole- or mean-field-improved coupling, which is obtained by integrating out the high-frequency modes of the gauge fields, and reabsorbing the resulting constant into a redefinition of the coupling [687, 688].
SU(N) gauge theories at large N
In the diagrammatic notation this is expressed as a gluon being emitted before the target, propagating though it, and being reabsorbed, drawn on the right in Fig. 1.
On the running coupling in the JIMWLK equation
Because of the two dimensional identity γµγ5 = iǫµν γν , we can simplify the amount of algebra without loss of generality by reabsorbing Aµ (x) in Vµ (x) with ˜Vµ = Vµ − iǫµν Aν .
Wigner transformation for the determinant of Dirac operators
Until recently, it was believed that the large logarithmic terms could be reabsorbed into the soft parameters6 of V (Q), and in consequence, ∆V only contained small logarithmic corrections.
A Review of Minimal Supersymmetric Electro-Weak Theory
By doing so, some solutions were left out, since, although one can always re-scale the proper HVF X with a factor 1/n, such an scaling can not always be reabsorbed by a redefinition of the coordinates.
Homothetic perfect fluid space-times
Quantum mechanics tell us that each hadron is a complicated evolving superposition of virtual states (at long distances one can think of the proton emitting and reabsorbing pions, etc; at short distances one imagines fluctuations of the partonic structure due QCD radiation).
Summary of the Diffractive Working Group at DIS98
This happens, in particular, to the dominant part of the ≃ m2 t ”blind” contribution carried from σb to σ5 at LEP2 which is, so to say, ”reabsorbed” by the input parameters Γ5 , and for a full and detailed discussion of this point we defer to Ref..
Bounds on anomalous gauge couplings from past and near future experiments: the role of the different measurements
Nevertheless, it’s worth to point out that in our formulation the LEP2 observables are essentially free of mt , MH whose dominant contributions are reabsorbed in the theoretical input (as discussed in this does not introduce any appreciable theoretical error).
Bounds on anomalous gauge couplings from past and near future experiments: the role of the different measurements