Definition of reabsorb in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēəbˈzôrb/


[with object]
Absorb (something) again: a failure of the gut to reabsorb the majority of the fluid
More example sentences
  • They were eventually reabsorbed into the surrounding tissue.
  • As the fibres relax, they reabsorb the juices from the centre of the meat, and draw it back towards the edges.
  • The corps continued to work under this name until 1996, when it was reabsorbed into the Royal Australian Engineers.



Pronunciation: /ˌrēəbˈzôr(p)SH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Yet the reabsorption of Alsace and Lorraine in that year brought little relief to wine-growers there.
  • These tissues must have a function in the reabsorption of CKs released from the transpiration stream.
  • Often the main cause behind sickness and disease is the retention and reabsorption of this toxic waste.

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Syllabification: re·ab·sorb

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