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Absorption Unit

Definition of the noun absorption unit

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  1. a unit for measuring absorption
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic terms: unit / unit of measurement = any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    • more specific word: sabin = a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound

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Google previewA Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units (2002)

by Donald Fenna

and total absorption unit, the sabin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology (2005)

by Colin Hempstead, William Worthington

The Carré absorption unit had all of the components of.

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

metric sabin, absorption unit; in acoustics, a unit of sound absorption equivalent to one square metre of perfect absorber. metric standard brick a standard ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Energy-efficient Building Design (1977)

391 Practical Case Studies by Kaiman Lee


Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

G-1 A typical gas absorption unit scheme. Fig. G-3 An external ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Alkaline Earth Compounds (2012)

by Richard C. Ropp

One part of the complex recovery system of the acid magnesium sulphite pulping process is the absorption unit, which is attached to the recovery burner. There, the waste gas from the thick liquor burning is cleaned from SO2 by reaction to ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

It is primarily a dry-desiccant absorption unit. As wet gas is passed through the absorption unit, water is adsorbed on the desiccant bed top, and hydrocarbons, in order from heavier to lighter, are absorbed in the lower part of the bed. As more ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

Corrective Action Tracking System Carbon Absorption Unit Command Arithmetic Unit Continuous Bubbler Central Business Area Chesapeake Bay Agreement Cost Benefit Analysis Chesapeake Bay Basin Central Business District Commerce ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary (2002)

A Practical Compilation of Today's Acronyms and Abbreviations

space CATT Computer Assisted Technology Transfer CATV community antenna television CAU carbon absorption unit Cauc ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

CAU — Acronym for carbon absorption unit. caulking — A technique for making airtight joints by applying a sealing material. causal association — See case history study. causal organism — (medicine) A bacterium, fungus, nematode, or virus ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

absorption unit see metric sabin. absorptivity 1 a material property, the ability of a solid to absorb a liquid, radiation, energy etc. 2 thermal absorptivity. 3 see light absorptivity. abstract art a branch of art which ...

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