Absorbed


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Absorbed

Used in context of general equities. Securities are "absorbed" as long as there are corresponding orders to buy and sell. The market has reached the absorption point when further assimilation is impossible without an adjustment in price. See: Sell the book.

Absorbed

1. In business, an expense that the company does not pass on to customers. For example, if a company's costs increase from $5 to $7 per unit, but it decides to maintain its price at $10 per unit, it is said to absorb the extra $2.

2. Acquired. That is, an absorbed company is one that another company buys and then integrates into its current operations.

3. In underwriting, fully subscribed.
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Mr Arone stated that a large number of temporary teachers were employed to stand in for teachers on maternity or study leave and that it was less likely that such temporary teachers would be absorbed. Further, he said, the number of temporary teachers who were absorbed in the Francistown region from 2015 to 2018 at primary schools was 123, with 153 for secondary schools.
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Eventually, the two reach equilibrium and no more is absorbed. The oceans, by some estimates, have absorbed 30 percent of the carbon dioxide that people have put into the air since the industrial revolution.
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Following a dramatic burst in leasing velocity that led to more than 4.2 million square feet being absorbed during the first quarter of 2006, the Northern and Central New Jersey industrial market downshifted by mid year, as less than 73,000 s/f of positive net absorption was recorded in the wake of moderating demand.
Excess carbon, which cannot be absorbed by oceans, will remain in the atmosphere and accelerate global warming.