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Sentences with the verb Absorb

50 examples:

His claim to his home is deep, but there are too many ghosts. He must absorb without being absorbed.
(Willie Morris)

Some people absorb in different ways. I didn't realize until I was 15 years old how much I retained.
(Paul Prudhomme)

Moreover, these lenders would have to absorb a 10% loss before the government steps in.
(Forbes - Business, )

C.J. Wilson (-3) struck out eight but yielded five runs on six hits to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Ian Kennedy (-4) was rocked for 10 runs on 13 hits over four innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

All-pro cornerback goes to head of class with Patriots unable to absorb his salary cap hit.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Large plankton blooms that grow in an iceberg's wake can absorb and store carbon, researchers explain.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Starter Vance Worley (-5) allowed all eight runs on 10 hits over just 3 2/3 innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Gas is so abundant that electric utilities can’t build or retrofit plants fast enough to absorb it all.
(Forbes - Business, )

It can absorb vibrations in the audible range, which are the most undesirable in engineering applications.
(Science Daily - News, )

Henderson Alvarez (-4) yielded five runs on five hits and three walks over four innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Casey Sadler (-1) was tagged for four runs on four hits in just 2 2/3 innings of relief to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Paul Maholm (-8) was tagged for four runs on seven hits and five walks over 4 1/3 innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Jon Niese (-3) was tagged for seven runs on seven hits and six walks over four-plus frames to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Zach Britton (-3) was tagged for five runs on eight hits and three walks over five innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Dan Haren (-3) went six innings, allowing five runs -- two earned -- with seven strikeouts to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Supraglacial lakes are darker than ice, so they absorb more of the Sun's heat, which leads to increased melting.
(Science Daily - News, )

Jon Lester (-4) was touched for four runs on five hits and stuck out seven over seven innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Kyle Kendrick (-3) was charged for all five runs on eight hits and four walks over five innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Baltimore Ravens rookie running back Javorius "Buck" Allen was expected to have a little more time to absorb the nuances.
(UPI - News, )

Chicago starter John Danks (-12) surrendered all four runs on seven hits and a walk over 5 1/3 frames to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Detroit starter Robbie Ray (-1) surrendered seven runs on nine hits and four walks over 3 1/3 innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

In the roots of host plants, mycorrhizal fungi exchange the sugars plants produce for nutrients they absorb from the soil.
(Science Daily - News, )

Starter Tom Koehler (-4) was tagged for five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits over five-plus frames to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

The controversial report claims that children absorb more radiation than adults, and calls for guidelines to be re-examined.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Staff at JTI Gallaher cigarette plant in County Antrim are given time off to absorb the news that all 877 jobs are to be lost.
(BBC News - Business, )

A water solution is injected into the body breaking down fat cells, allowing us to absorb them into our blood - and wee them out.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Roberto Hernandez (-6) struck out six for the Rays, but was charged for four runs on 10 hits over 5 1/3 frames to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Commercial television networks say the ABC should be able to absorb the Abbott government's deeper cuts into the national broadcasters.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

The Tories want to come across as caring by boosting the minimum wage but few companies will be able to absorb the extra financial burden.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Penrith players are planning to absorb the pain from their NRL finals' loss to Canterbury before turning their attention to next year.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Jeremy Hellickson (-8) had a forgettable outing, yielding five runs on seven hits and two walks in just 2 2/3 innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Justin Masterson (-3) surrendered a season-high seven runs on seven hits and five walks in 4 1/3 innings to absorb his second straight loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Cincinnati starter Homer Bailey (-8) struck out seven over six innings of work, but gave up four runs on 10 hits and a walk to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Federal departments are being asked to see how much they can absorb of a $750 million one-time payout so federal workers didn't miss a paycheque.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Bank of America Corp. says it can absorb Merrill Lynch & Co. into its corporate structure by the end of the year while keeping it as a separate brand.
(UPI - Business News, )

Australian coal companies have been rocked by China's shock imposition of import tariffs and analysts warn the sector is ill-placed to absorb the impost.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

Bacteria on the seafloor may be able to absorb the greenhouse gas that escapes from the reservoir, but this can cause an unwanted impact on the seawater.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Freddy Garcia (-2), facing a San Diego team which released him during spring training, allowed four runs on seven hits over 3 2/3 innings to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Scott Feldman (-1) was tagged for seven runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings to absorb his first loss since being sent back to the American League on July 2.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Tanner Roark (-6), who had a 1.59 ERA in his eight previous home starts this season, surrendered four runs on nine hits over seven frames to absorb the loss.
(Fox News - Sports, )

A new report has found that people absorb less radiation from airport X-ray backscatter scanner than they do while standing in line waiting for the scan itself.
(Science Daily - News, )

In the second of a two-part interview, Powell warns that consumers may not be able to absorb rising sports costs and says over-the-top video is a threat to cable.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

New research that will delight fans of paper books finds that readers are more likely to absorb a plot and take in the twists if following a story in a hard copy form.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The majority of Arctic soil, thanks to methane-hungry bacteria, may actually be able to absorb methane from the atmosphere as temperatures rise, new research suggests.
(Science Daily - News, )

Justin Verlander (-5) was tagged for six runs -- five earned -- on eight hits and four walks over seven innings of work to absorb his third loss in his last four starts.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Alfredo Aceves (-1) was tagged for eight runs -- seven earned -- on seven hits and four walks over 3 1/3 frames to absorb the loss, Boston's third in its last four games.
(Fox News - Sports, )

As they absorb the news that urban door-to-door delivery is in its final days, Canadians may hold in their minds an image of Canada Post that doesn't really exist any more.
(Leslie MacKinnon in CBC News - Business, )

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- NASA is developing the Super Ball Bot that will be able to absorb the impact of a hard planetary landing by squishing and bouncing until it comes to a stop.
(UPI - Science News, )

The "rich man's club" of Europe faces economic decay as struggles to absorb the "poor people" of eastern and southern Europe, according economic experts on the troubled region.
(CNN - World Business, )

Negative sentences with the verb Absorb

3 examples:

This paper does not absorb ink.

I can't absorb all of the lesson in an hour.

Scientists say that grime on urban surfaces does not absorb and lock away nitrogen gases - it re-releases them when hit by sunlight.
(BBC News - World News, )

Questions

2 examples:

Or should spinoff VMware absorb its parent EMC?
(The New York Times - Business, )

Our leaders aren’t facing the tough questions about Canada’s immigration policy, argues Robert Sibley, such as how many newcomers can our economy and culture actually absorb?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Rugs absorb sound.

These pajamas absorb sweat well.

Trees give off oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide.

My grandfather still endeavors to absorb new ideas.

I tried to absorb as much of local culture as possible.

He tried to absorb as much of the local culture as possible.

A good book can completely absorb your attention, to the extent that you forget your surroundings and even your existence.

U.S. researchers assembled carbon nanotubes to create the world's blackest substance, able to absorb over 99 percent of light that hits it.

Even if that container becomes empty, the body will automatically absorb the atmosphere's Eternanos, and after a while the container's inside will return to it's original state again.

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
(Aristotle)

Your brain can only absorb what your ass can endure.
(P. Dan Wiwchar)

Government expands to absorb revenue - and then some.
(Tom Wicker)

Movies absorb our attention more completely, I think.
(Roger Ebert)

I can't sit down long enough to absorb any kind of learning.
(Buddy Rich)

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress.
(Alan Perlis)

The Republican Party would be really smart to absorb as much of the Tea Party movement as possible.
(Sarah Palin)

Atoms absorb and emit light of various wavelengths.
(Science Daily - News, )

But they can just as easily absorb positive messages.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Water-splitting cells absorb sunlight and produce fuel.
(Science Daily - News, )

It's built to help absorb impact and steady the runner.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

This can ultimately weaken the ocean's ability to absorb CO2.
(Science Daily - News, )

The researchers’ design creates a ‘urine black hole" to absorb pee.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Team's faithful still trying to absorb latest controversy besmirching team.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone and muscle health.
(Science Daily - News, )

Just one spoon of the substance is enough to absorb all the oxygen in a room.
(Science Daily - News, )

They have a different batter which, Burger King bosses say, will absorb less oil.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and is needed for bone and muscle health.
(Science Daily - News, )

Plants may absorb more carbon dioxide than previously thought, a new study shows.
(Tech Times - Science, )

One doctor says stronger necks can absorb more of the force of a blow to the head.
(USA Today - NFL, )

They absorb carbon dioxide emitted from burning fossil fuels and help clean the air.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

It is music that doesn't so much transcend suffering as absorb it, become one with it.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

URBAN WETLANDS A rendering of Lower Manhattan that shows tidal marshes to absorb waves.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Just when it looked like a stock swoon was imminent, stocks absorb the shocks and rise.
(USA Today - Money, )

A spoonful of the material can absorb all the oxygen in an average size room, they say.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Researchers found that newly grown rain forests can absorb more carbon than the old ones.
(Tech Times - Science, )

There are several notable smaller-venue performances to absorb in the next couple of weeks.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Pyjama-bottoms and jeans use the same fabric as chemical warfare suits to absorb bad smells.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Biological nitrogen fixation provides a free way for plants to alter and absorb the nutrient.
(Science Daily - News, )

Two-dimensional semiconducting transition metal dichalcogenides strongly absorb visible light.
(Nature Communications, )

Aerosols scatter and absorb incoming sunlight and affect the formation and properties of clouds.
(Science Daily - News, )

The research suggests that as people age, their ability to absorb or process protein may decline.
(Science Daily - News, )

Reduced titanium oxide nanotubes rapidly absorb and release molecular oxygen at room temperature.
(Nature Nanotechnology, )

Black carbon aerosols in the atmosphere absorb solar radiation and affect the hydrological cycle.
(Nature Communications, )

The human mind can rapidly absorb and analyze new information as it flits from thought to thought.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists in the Netherlands have invented a pavement surface which they say can absorb pollution.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Nutritionists now say that cooking some vegetables frees up more nutrients for your body to absorb.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

They get omega-3's from eating microscopic plants in the sea that absorb carbon from the atmosphere.
(Science Daily - News, )

The MoS2 nanocavity can increase the amount of light that ultrathin semiconducting materials absorb.
(Science Daily - News, )

Particles of smoke from natural and human-made fires absorb sunlight and contribute to global warming.
(Nature Geoscience, )

A substance called hydrogel that could be used in walls (shown) and can absorb water and then 'sweat'.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Photoluminescent objects absorb light and then relax by emitting photons, usually with a lower energy.
(Nature Communications, )

Biotech and health science professionals have traditionally had one way to absorb information: Reading.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Any typical sensing device must absorb energy, thereby altering the measured signal as it propagates on.
(Nature Communications, )

It is possible to fully absorb electromagnetic radiation using an anisotropic crystal, report scientists.
(Science Daily - News, )

A year after its release, Misty's just released a new video for it, and it's a joy to both hear and absorb.
(Randall Roberts in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Bridgestone is developing tires that use slanted resin spokes instead of a cushion of air to absorb shocks.
(CNET News, )

These 'multiferroic' materials absorb solar radiation and possess unique electrical and magnetic properties.
(Science Daily - News, )

The oceans absorb a thousand times more heat than the atmosphere and hold 90% of the heat of global warming.
(Forbes - Business, )

The finding help refine models of how rainforests absorb carbon dioxide and hold back rising global temperatures.
(Science Daily - News, )

A small group of students are working on a start-up on the side and want to absorb as much market data as they can.
(Forbes - Technology, )

This means that soil's capacity to absorb CO2 needs to be re-assessed and incorporated into today's climate models.
(Science Daily - News, )

According to a new study, five days of fatty foods changes the way the body's muscles absorb and process nutrients.
(UPI - Health News, )

While soft clay molecules absorb grease, brown algae helps regulate the production of a natural oil known as sebum.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

To fuel their growth they absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide and nutrients from the top hundred meters of the ocean.
(Science Daily - News, )

New research shows that baleen whales use their bones to absorb and deliver low frequency sound waves to their ears.
(UPI - Science News, )

Moths’ eyes are exquisitely adapted for seeing in the dark, so they absorb almost all of the light that hits them.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Earth's land and ocean absorb half of all carbon dioxide from fossil fuels and other sources, but that may not last.
(CNBC, )

A new multi-layered football helmet helps absorb the force of impact and spreads it away from a single impact point.
(NBC News Health, )

Water splitting requires a semiconductor to absorb light and a catalyst to enhance the kinetics of electron transfer.
(Nature Materials, )

Under their unmoving stares, Marvin Somodio held out a pair of mitts that absorb rapid sequences of thudding punches.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

In 1937, US physicist Isidor Rabi introduced a simple model to describe how atoms emit and absorb particles of light.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists are developing an optical 'nanocavity' that boosts the amount of light that ultrathin semiconductors absorb.
(Science Daily - News, )

Every day, we constantly absorb information through our sensory organs, which the brain then needs to process correctly.
(Science Daily - News, )

Algae absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and sink it down to the ocean floor resulting to lower greenhouse gases.
(Tech Times - Science, )

City officials hope a citizens’ assembly will lead to calmer decisions about how neighbourhoods will absorb more density.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Special screens are placed over shop windows to absorb sunlight reflected by the London skyscraper blamed for melting a car.
(BBC News - Business, )

Many important gases strongly absorb infrared light and this characteristic absorption can be used as a way of sensing them.
(Science Daily - News, )

The key to the coming week will be about whether markets can absorb the Fed's rate hike message without getting indigestion.
(CNBC, )

For example, a taxpayer with a large loss carryforward may not have taxable income to absorb deductions accelerated into 2013.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Until now its ability to absorb electromagnetic radiation -- energy from across the radio frequency spectrum -- was not known.
(Science Daily - News, )

A judge rules that a challenge to a plan that would have other institutions absorb the Corcoran Gallery of Art can go forward.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Researchers at UCSD have designed tiny sponges that absorb and neutralize the pore-forming toxins that make MRSA so dangerous.
(UPI - Science News, )

Maidana makes Lopez absorb too many hard rights and referee Lou Moret steps in and awards Maidana the victory in the sixth round.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

A new study offers insight into the evolutionary underpinning of animals' innate ability to quickly absorb critical life lessons.
(Science Daily - News, )

A decade ago scientists feared that the ability of the Southern Ocean to absorb additional atmospheric CO2 would soon be stalled.
(Science Daily - News, )

New plant species Rinorea niccolifera, discovered in the Philippines, can absorb large amounts of nickel without poisoning itself.
(UPI - Science News, )

Scientists provide a new target for research and future therapies to help infants unable to absorb milk nutrients and gain weight.
(Science Daily - News, )

The researchers found that the ability of grasses to more efficiently absorb and process water gives them an advantage over trees.
(Science Daily - News, )

But the field’s explosion has created nearly 2 million papers -- more data than any researcher can read and absorb in a lifetime.
(Science Daily - News, )

Australian coal companies are expected to absorb China's tariff hikes, although some mid-sized miners are in danger of losing money.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Microwave absorbers are a kind of material that can effectively absorb incident microwave energy to make objects invisible to radar.
(Science Daily - News, )

The efficiency of single junction solar cells is limited by their inability to absorb photons with an energy smaller than the bandgap.
(Nature Communications, )

Most solar cells are made using thick layers of material to absorb sunlight, but have been limited in the past by relatively high costs.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dye-sensitized solar cells rely on dyes that absorb light to mobilize a current of electrons and are a promising source of clean energy.
(Science Daily - News, )

There's no shortage of American Indian culture to absorb at the nonprofit Tesoro Cultural Center's 15th annual Indian Market and Powwow.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Similar submarine landslides could occur without our knowledge but the Great Barrier Reef can absorb some of that potential wave energy.
(Science Daily - News, )

The Amazon is losing its capacity to absorb carbon from the atmosphere, reveals he most extensive land-based study of the Amazon to date.
(Science Daily - News, )

It's thought that charcoal has the ability to absorb toxins and it becomes a type of super-cleanser, acting like a magnet to attract dirt.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Its ability to absorb moisture from the air is significantly better than that of conventional lime plaster and even that of clay rendering.
(Science Daily - News, )

The U.S. bankruptcy judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial ruled that Calpers could be forced to absorb losses.
(CNBC, )

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