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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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ANSWER: The form of iron in vegan diets is non-heme iron, which simply means "iron that doesn't come from blood." Non-heme iron's absorption is subject to interference by phytates (see Vegetarian Journal, Issue 1, 2017) and polyphenols.
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Absorption Systems said this acquisition expands its expertise in research and GxP assay development services.
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Recognizing the limitations of Fickian theory, several researchers have proposed different models for moisture absorption, to account for the anomalous, or hindered, diffusion behavior.
Caption: Historical Vacancy Rate & Net Absorption Source: Xceligent
The spectra of toluene and toluene saturated with nanoparticles do not show any spectral absorption in the region of the 2-pyrrolidone carbonyl absorption.
The vapor absorption refrigeration system uses at least two fluids.
Much work has been performed to characterize and understand the absorption peaks of water vapor [1] [2].
The changes in the reference range were based in part on studies of the association between 25(OH) D levels and intestinal calcium absorption. It is well known that correcting vitamin D deficiency results in an increase in fractional (percent) absorption of calcium.
To overcome the poor light absorption, several light trapping strategies may be explored in the design of OSCs to improve the power conversion efficiency.
The core operating mechanism in the optical approach is based on photoacoustic principles, in which pulsed optical energy is converted into heat that generates ultrasound pulses by an energy absorption layer [6].