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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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Since in our case, the absorption coefficient [epsilon]([[lambda].
The reduced scattering and the absorption coefficients increase with increasing intralipid concentration (Figure 8).
Quantification of a primary production model using two versions of the spectral distribution of the phytoplankton absorption coefficient.
Depending on the wavelength, these endogenous contrast agents may have strong absorption coefficients in comparison with other tissue constituents.
1996) reported the determination of absorption coefficient in phytoplankton collected from the field as follows (Equation 6): cell suspension is filtered by using a vacuum water pump under low pressure on GF/F filter taking a variable volume according to the phytoplankton concentration.
There are two grey matter absorption coefficient values in Table 1, because the absorption coefficient of grey matter varies in different brain states.
The peak absorption coefficient approached its maximum value when the diameter of the nanorods was approximately 50 nm, as shown in Fig.
Since the absorption coefficient of particles is higher than absorption coefficient of gasses, the radiation should be taken into account in combustion of particles.
Their calculations also neglected bremsstrahlung, assumed 34 eV per ion pair created in air, and the mass-energy absorption coefficients for air were obtained from (4).
The molar absorption coefficient of the compound at 521 nm was found, to be 82,800 [cm.

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