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noun - plural: absorbers

  1. (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

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  1. Agent noun of absorb; one who, or that which, absorbs.


Absorber is a musical group.


"Absorber" is the second studio album by the German techno and electro project of the munich based DJ and producer Florian Senfter a.k.a. Zombie Nation. It was released at 1 September 2003 on his self-founded Record Label Dekathlon Records.


Absorber a.k.a. Particle physics experiments briefly discusses a number of past, present, and proposed experiments with particle accelerators, throughout the world. In addition, some important accelerator interactions are discussed. Also, some notable systems components are discussed, named by project.

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Google previewEnergy Management Handbook: 8th Edition (2013)

by Wayne C. Turner, Steve Doty

The absorber is a hard, darkened surface such as brick, concrete, or tile placed in the direct path of sunlight where it can draw heat into...

Google previewThe Security of Water, Food, Energy and Liveability of Cities (2014)

Challenges and Opportunities for Peri-Urban Futures by Basant Maheshwari, Ramesh Purohit, Hector Malano, Vijay P. Singh, Priyanie Amerasinghe

Absorber is a hard, darkened surface of the storage element.

Google previewMobile Robot Navigation with Intelligent Infrared Image Interpretation (2009)

by William L. Fehlman, Mark K. Hinders

absorber is a good emitter and a poor absorber is a good reflector. A material's emissivity is not a constant parameter. Emissivity is a function of the type of material, viewing angle, and the object's surface quality, shape, and temperature [32, ...

Google previewEnergy Management Handbook (2009)

by Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner

The absorber is a hard, darkened surface such as brick, concrete, or tile placed in the direct path of sunlight where it can draw heat into...

Google previewOptoacoustic Spectroscopy and Detection (2012)

by Yoh-Han Pao

A saturable absorber located inside the laser cavity is also an effective mode locker. A saturable absorber is a material, ...

Google previewDry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization (2012)

by Barbara Toole-O'Neil, Ohio Coal Development Office

Spray Drying Desulfurization The spray dryer absorber is the main piece of equipment for FGD in this process. Large commercial spray drying chambers may have a cylinder diameter of 50 feet (about 15 meters), a height of 45 feet ( about 14 ...

Google previewMechanical Vibrations: Theory and Applications (2011)

by S. Graham Kelly

A vibration absorber is an auxiliary mass-spring system that is attached to a machine that is experiencing large amplitude vibrations due to near-resonance conditions. The addition ofa vibration absorber changes a SDOF system to a two ...

Google previewCopper Zinc Tin Sulfide-Based Thin Film Solar Cells (2014)

by Kentaro Ito

the formation of the final Cu-poor composition of the CZTSSe absorber is a self-regulating process as the remaining cations from ...

Google previewX-Ray Spectroscopy in Astrophysics (1999)

Lectures Held at the Astrophysics School X Organized by the European Astrophysics Doctoral Network (EADN) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 22 - October 3, 1997 by Jan van Paradijs, Johan A.M. Bleeker

predict that the strongest line emitted by the warm absorber is the OVIII Lymana line at 0.653eV. While, in ...

Google previewInternational Conference on Electrical, Control and Automation (ICECA 2014) (2014)

by Samson YU

INTRODUCTION Installing the shock absorber is the most effective way to solve the shimmy. In addition, when the car drives at high speed on the way happen blow out suddenly due to some reasons. The time of tire explosion is a very short ...

Google previewMotor Age (1915)

The Johnson, which uses two intercoilcd springs and a lighter one in the center of them The 1915 Connecticut, which uses a three- faced cam which bears against three flat springs as shown The Ford shock absorber is a new model and is of ...

Google previewSynergetics and Dynamic Instabilities (1988)

by G. Caglioti, L. Lugiato, H. Haken

The infra-red CO2 laser with intracavity molecular gas absorber is a convenient example of LSA, simple and inexpensive to operate and with well-controlled laser parameters [1]. Moreover, the infrared CO, lasers with intracavity absorbers ...

Google previewMechanical Experiments and Workshop Practice (2009)

by G S Sawhney

THEORY Shock absorber is a damping device which is installed between the wheel suspension and the main body of a vehicle. Its main purpose is to dampen the unacceptable spring oscillations (vibrations) which are generated when the ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Uncertainty in Measurement (2006)

Using the GUM (Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement) by L. Kirkup, R. B. Frenkel

The absorber is a special black paint over a copper surface and the copper is shaped as a cylindrical cavity (not shown in figure 1.2), with a small aperture through which the radiation enters.

Google previewFinite-difference Time-domain Simulation of Electromagnetic Bandgap and Bi-anisotropic Metamaterials (2005)

An EBG absorber is a typical EBG with loss added so that it behaves as an absorber. In Section 3.4, loss was introduced into the tunable elements of a single–band EBG. This resulted in absorption at the resonance of the structure. The same ...

Google previewEnergy Science (2013)

Principles, Technologies, and Impacts by John Andrews, Nick Jelley, Nicholas Alfred Jelley

the maximum energy that can be absorbed by a small absorber is the energy in the width 1/k=λ/2π of the incident plane wave .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1989)

Volume 31 - Natural Gas Liquids and Natural Gasoline to Offshore Process Piping: High Performance Alloys by John J. McKetta Jr

Absorber Arrangement Several alternative configurations for the absorption portion of the process can be considered. 1. Simple countercurrent flow of cold gas to cold oil can be used. This scheme may or may not include a sponge oil section, ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1907)

B is a later design, an absorber steam boilers the furnace front and its doors, the dead plate, fire-bars, and bearers, and the bridge. Furnace Flues.—The reasons why plain cylindrical furnace flues have been abandoned in boiler practice are- ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (2015)

by David Crolla

Dual mass flywheel with centrifugal pendulum-type absorber 5.1.1 Basic function The centrifugal pendulum-type absorber (CPA) is a persuasive option for improving DMF performance further. It is an absorber, that is, a secondary spring ...

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Video shows what absorber means. A device which causes gas or vapor to be absorbed by a liquid.. A person that absorbs.. A material that absorbs neutrons in ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1R1B3E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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