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Absorb

1. To trade a security without driving the market price in any direction. That is, a security is said to absorb transactions when they do not cause the price to go up or down.

2. To refrain from passing on a cost to customers. For example, a business absorbs a cost when it must pay an additional $1 per unit in taxes but does not raise a unit's retail price by any amount.

absorb

To offset sell orders or a new security offering with buy orders.
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The PPI absorber is produced by American Paper Pak Industries, which invented the first absorber in 1960.
Hostavin PR 25 (benzylidene malonate ester) nonhydroxy substituted uv absorber with absorptivities above 100 liters has a lambda maxima at 310 nm and sharp cutoff at 350 nm.
Before the application of UV absorbers, dyed specimens of twill fabrics have higher UPF values than those of rib fabrics.
Photopermanence refers to how long the UV absorber will last, the resistance to the degradation of the UV absorber.
Selected UV absorbers were separated in two categories: inorganic and organic.
Key words: sound absorption coefficient, impedance tube, sound absorber
A cylindrical absorber I whose dimensions approximately equal to the pistil was added on the symmetry axis and a plate absorber E was added under the outlet in order to observe light gathering situation.
Even at a relatively low speed such as 30mph, a worn shock absorber can add up to two metres to a car's braking distance.
Kwik-Fit offers free shock absorber checks, but motorists can detect problems by pushing down on the vehicle and if the bodywork bounces the shocker needs replacing.
And that ability to infinitely vary the damping force within the jounce and rebound parameters of a shock absorber not only fundamentally changes the ride-handling compromise by increasing the suspension's effective bandwidth, it offers automakers the opportunity to standardize a platform's specification while customizing each model's feel.
The last option to increase the counts per second is to use a larger-area absorber (this is a long term development plan and will not be considered for this generation of microcalorim eter).
That's pretty, close, says Callegari, so scientists should also look to radiation absorbers other than water vapor to explain the fate of most of the missing solar energy.