Example sentences for: absorb

How can you use “absorb” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Instead of herbs some curanderos use an object for the sweeping, such as an egg or a lemon, believing that it will absorb the harm or illness affecting the patient.

  • AC is assumed to be the principal reagent used to absorb the mercury in the exhaust gases.

  • Since it takes 2,100 calories to raise a gallon of water one degree, 0.12 gallons of water will absorb about 12,000 calories in the process of warming from 32° to 80°.

  • Publishers must then absorb the high costs of huge returns from the chains.

  • Someone has to absorb the loss.

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