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Absorption

1. The total demand for all goods and services in an economy. One calculates the absorption by adding the value of all goods and services produced and consumed locally to that of all imports.

2. A French term for acquisition.

absorption

the sharing of indirect costs or OVERHEADS to units of product by means of COST RATES. Provided that actual overheads do not exceed BUDGET and that actual output is the same as budgeted output, then the overhead cost rate should allow total product cost to be determined, and a selling price set which will recover the overhead costs involved in producing and selling the product. See STANDARD COST, OVERHEAD COST VARIANCE.
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It was assumed that solar radiation absorption coefficient of indoor surfaces is the same as in the LST EN 13790 (2008) method, i.
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Upon successful completion of these studies, the contractors will develop prototypes of portable devices that can be used in the field by responders to test for radiation absorption.
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According to the agreement, Solel will supply its most advanced thermal receivers / conduction units, capable of rendering higher levels of thermal energy through improved solar radiation absorption technology.
The sensor, utilizing an infrared radiation absorption method, typically requires only 20 seconds to warm-up and does not need to be routinely zeroed or recalibrated before use.