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Sentences with the adjective absorbing

5 examples:

This absorbing book examines the use and misuse of 'track estimator' technologies like Hawk-Eye in several sports.
(ZDNet US, )

With Andrey Boreyko conducting, the L.A. Phil touches down in the Baltic for an absorbing evening of Anders Hillborg's 'King Tide,' Carl Nielsen's Violin Concerto and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

CHRIS FOY: Ian Bell's Ashes heroics continued on Sunday with a third century of the series to propel England towards a winning position against Australia on another absorbing day at Chester-le-Street.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

This wasn't just an off night, Luis Enrique's team were totally outplayed in every single department, beaten to a pulp by a PSG side that operated ruthlessly for 90 absorbing minutes at Parc des Princes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

On Writers and Writing, a collection of six essays, is a reprint of Negotiating with the Dead (2003), which began as the Empson Lectures of 2000. It's an absorbing book, which you read with pleasure and benefit, although afterwards you wonder what precisely you've learned.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective absorbing

1 example:

Laboratory experiments suggest that smoke is often more absorbing than current numerical models of global climate assume.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective absorbing

2 examples:

"The Clan," Argentina's official submission for the 2015 foreign-language film Oscar, is an unsettling, highly absorbing crime drama from writer-director Pablo Trapero ("Carancho").
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

An alternately delicate and brutal retelling of the memoir by former World War II British Army officer Eric Lomax, "The Railway Man" is an impressively crafted, skillfully acted, highly absorbing journey into a dark corner of world history.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Sentences with the verb absorbing

6 examples:

The reason: Continents are absorbing more of the water before it flows into the seas, according to a new study.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

The important thing is the infrastructure behind the tablet screens that delivers the right lesson and keeps track of how each student is absorbing it.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Hundreds of patients in Newfoundland and Labrador are absorbing the blow of having their surgeries delayed after Eastern Health's discovery of stained surgical kits.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

Initially, the fact that the oceans are absorbing a significant amount of the carbon dioxide we pump into the atmosphere by burning biomass and fossil fuels would appear to be a good thing.
(Science Daily - News, )

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows.
(NBC News Science, )

Some corals seem to be resilient to ocean acidification.As carbon dioxide emissions rise, ocean waters are absorbing more of the gas and becoming less alkaline, threatening the ability of corals and other marine organisms to make skeletons and shells.
(Nature, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

An absorbing tale of adventure.

This book is so absorbing that I can't put it down.

Sound absorbing material is called acoustic material.

Absorbing information on the internet is like drinking water from a fire hydrant.

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
(Albert Einstein)

In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I'm still absorbing its teachings.
(Rudy Rucker)

He went down after absorbing a full-speed collision.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Angel wings: also good for absorbing spicy buffalo sauce.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

It's a provocative, absorbing — and at times dicey — study.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

United gives raises to workers and gets closer to fully absorbing Continental.
(USA Today - Travel, )

The satellite will identify places responsible for producing and absorbing CO2.
(USA Today - National, )

Investors are still absorbing the Fed's signal of a possible rate hike this year.
(USA Today - Money, )

They are important for absorbing nutrients and transmitting signals into the cell.
(Science Daily - News, )

That difference makes for a more absorbing film than it might otherwise have been.
(Kenneth Turan in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

It would move back and forth, absorbing the vibrations created by the seismic waves.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Occasionally dull, usually absorbing but always with the potential for a dramatic twist.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

The band were absorbing, challenging and just a little bit political on the Pyramid Stage.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The SoftWheel's design features a rim that has three shock absorbing compression cylinders.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The lingering gender skew of the shows our fastest growing minds are absorbing is worrying.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It showed signs of addiction after absorbing crystal methamphetamine fumes through its skin.
(BBC News - World News, )

Such comes to mind among Cammie Staros' thoroughly absorbing sculptures at François Ghebaly.
(Leah Ollman in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Our perception is highly sensitized for absorbing social information, new research has found.
(Science Daily - News, )

The object has water absorbing features similar to what was observed in Jupiter's atmosphere.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Now a new study concludes that finer raw cotton in loose form performs best for absorbing oil.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

This absorbing three-part series examines the strange case of Scottish murderer Malcolm Webster.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Israeli filmmaker Dan Setton frames the roles of recent key players in his absorbing documentary.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Tinplate, or tin, is cheaper than lead and just as good at absorbing sunlight in solar panel cells.
(UPI - Science News, )

Greenland’s icy surface is getting darker and absorbing more solar radiation, a new study revealed.
(Tech Times - Science, )

It has been a long-standing dream to be able to watch individual photons fly by without absorbing them.
(Science Daily - News, )

Manchester City are held to a draw in an absorbing FA Cup third-round tie at Championship side Blackburn.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Fourteen-man Saracens lose for the first time this season as Harlequins win an absorbing encounter -23.
(BBC Sport, )

England will spend their lunch break ruing what could have been after an absorbing first session at Lord's.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

"The Adderall Diaries" is a complex, absorbing, at times profound look at how we choose to remember our past.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

England say the All Blacks' top-speed execution continues to set them apart following an absorbing second Test.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The leadership of Levi Eshkol and Golda Meir is examined in absorbing detail in Richard Trank's new documentary.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

A woman finds herself inexplicably cut off from civilization in Julian Roman Pölser's absorbing allegorical tale.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

It could be, according to a study, given that it's better than steel and Kevlar in absorbing impact from a bullet.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Juventus beat holders Real Madrid -1 in an absorbing first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie in Turin.
(BBC News - World News, )

This new study sheds light in the ability of rats to act like a sponge by absorbing pathogens in their environment.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Khan Chittenden and Mo Tzu-Yi star as WWII soldiers in Australian director Aaron Wilson’s absorbing debut feature.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Using injectable, fast absorbing sponges, the xStat can seal wounds in 15 seconds or less, potentially saving lives.
(CNN - Technology, )

Chris Rogers' gutsy 101 not out gives Australia the advantage in an absorbing fourth Ashes Test at Chester-le-Street.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Crystal Palace drop into the relegation zone after an absorbing draw with 10-man Norwich at a rain-soaked Selhurst Park.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The All Blacks held strong to quell a determined Springboks -10 in an absorbing Rugby Championship Test in Wellington.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

England face a battle to prevent Bangladesh earning their most famous Test victory after an absorbing second day in Dhaka.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

The Washington Nationals will settle in for their Friday game with the San Diego Padres after absorbing yet another injury.
(Fox News - Sports, )

The "international order" is at stake, William Hague says, after Vladimir Putin signs a treaty absorbing Crimea into Russia.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Engaging, naturalistic performances and nicely explored real-world issues add to this absorbing film's down-to-earth appeal.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Jesse Fleming's version, an absorbing video installation at 356 Mission, inverts the form while retaining some of the format.
(Leah Ollman in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Dust, pollen, and bird droppings can build up on solar panels and prevent them from absorbing the maximum amount of sunlight.
(ZDNet US, )

Controlling the electrical properties of radar absorbing materials is required for active camouflage systems in the microwave.
(Nature Communications, )

The Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres, accused the baby boom generation of 'absorbing' too much taxpayers’ money.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Still, he managed to provide the Pelicans with some relief from their recent rut before absorbing the latest blow to his health.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

With the ocean absorbing more carbon dioxide over the past decade, less of the greenhouse gas is reaching the Earth's atmosphere.
(Science Daily - News, )

As effective and fat-free as its sinewy star, Luke Evans, "Dracula Untold" proves an absorbing, swiftly comprehensive origin tale.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Researchers have developed a way to interface a molecular hydrogen-producing catalyst with a visible light absorbing semiconductor.
(Science Daily - News, )

Carlos Tevez strikes the winner as Juventus defeat Real Madrid -1 in the first leg of an absorbing Champions League semi-final tie.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

It may be billed as a crime drama, but it's the domestic scenes centred on family life that make the series such an absorbing watch.
(Daisy Wyatt in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Frequency-agile laser frequency combs take real-time multicolour snapshots of absorbing samples, report researchers in a new article.
(Science Daily - News, )

British writer-director Joanna Hogg’s absorbing chamber drama explores the emotional and sexual tensions between two London artists.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Jermaine Easter's last-gasp leveller salvaged a -2 draw for Millwall against high-flying QPR in an absorbing London derby at the Den.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

'As He Remembered It,' a weirdly absorbing, pink-infused installation of painted sculpture, establishes a link with the art of the past.
(Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Art Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Silicon is a popular material for solar cells, but is poor at absorbing infrared light, wasting much of this part of the solar spectrum.
(Nature Communications, )

The Japanese artist Tatsuo Kawaguchi, 77, is having his L.A. debut, a modest but absorbing exhibition at Kayne Griffin Concoran Gallery.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The Andromeda Galaxy has been strong-arming smaller, weaker galaxies for millions of years, absorbing their cosmic content and moving on.
(UPI - Science News, )

On a blustery, absorbing afternoon at Firhill, however, Amido Balde proved to be very much the man of the moment for Neil Lennon’s side.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A scientist has concluded that walls comprising plants offer great potential for absorbing noise and could be used as acoustic insulation.
(Science Daily - News, )

The nine color photographs in Austin Irving's absorbing show at Wilding Cran read as existential propositions as much as visual documents.
(Leah Ollman in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Mainland Chinese shares see sharp losses as investors begin to worry about another wave of new listings absorbing liquidity in the market.
(BBC News - Business, )

Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating his mission, he didn't have a great deal to share about his plans.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A year ago on Tuesday, AstraZeneca rejected Pfizer’s final £69bn bid, bringing an end to the most absorbing takeover battle of the decade.
(The Independent - Business, )

As the world continually emits carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the oceans are taking a hit, absorbing some of it and growing more acidic.
(Science Daily - News, )

Martin Franklin, whose day job is overseeing consumer products company Jarden Corp., has an absorbing new hobby—building a chemicals empire.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

HBO scales those heights and then some with "Mommy Dead and Dearest," a twisted and twisty documentary that's as unsettling as it is absorbing.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Yet the British import "Last Tango in Halifax" is an absorbing, sometimes surprising tale of late-in-life romance marked by stunning performances.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Seaweed could help weight loss, research at the University of Newcastle suggests, as it contains a compound which can stop the body absorbing fat.
(BBC News - Health, )

Lewis Baker was the hero as Chelsea came from behind to beat Manchester United and win an absorbing Under-21 Premier League final at Old Trafford.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Early hominids evolved a sturdy face suited to absorbing punches, and as the threat of hand-to-hand combat waned, developed modern, sleeker faces.
(UPI - Science News, )

Coach Darryl Sutter understands why the goalie is upset with the contact he's been absorbing in the playoffs but says it can't become a distraction.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Remarks by Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, signaled Europe’s determined turn away from Germany’s approach to absorbing migrants.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Castleford turned the clock back 28 years in putting holders Wigan out of the Tetley's Challenge Cup in an absorbing quarter-final at the DW Stadium.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Japanese auto manufacturer is the first to apply UV absorbing paint on a production car to enable it to glow for 10 hours once the sun goes down.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

England needed four runs to pull the ODI Series against Sri Lanka back to -2 as an absorbing, two-day delayed match ground into the penultimate over.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

A feel-good Cold War melodrama, "Bridge of Spies" is an absorbing true-life espionage tale very smoothly handled by old pros who know what they're doing.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Scientists at Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering are exploring the qualities of various metal-organic frameworks capable of absorbing natural gas.
(UPI - Science News, )

Raghuram Rajan, former chief economist of the IMF, is warning that the world faces another crash at a time when it is less capable of absorbing the impact.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

World number one Rafael Nadal proves too strong for Roger Federer as he beats him -5 -3 in an absorbing semi-final at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

The inventively shot and constructed documentary "For No Good Reason" is an absorbing look at the unique, surreal work of British cartoonist Ralph Steadman.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Canada wrapped up its fourth stop of the Rugby Sevens World Series on Friday with a seven-try -0 victory over Papua New Guinea after absorbing two losses.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

As still as a statue, Taylor Swift stood before her 15,000 adoring fans at the Staples Center on Monday night, absorbing the screams of an electrified crowd.
(Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Natural processes are working hard to keep the carbon cycle in balance by absorbing about half of our carbon emissions, limiting the extent of climate change.
(Science Daily - News, )

“Retrospective,” Xavier Le Roy’s curiously absorbing exhibition at MoMA PS1, features excerpts from his solos, memorized and reproduced by a cast of 16.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Researchers in Saudi Arabia have developed a material capable of absorbing and trapping carbon dioxide, even at concentration as low as 400 parts per million.
(UPI - Science News, )

Aerosols impact the environment by affecting air quality and alter the Earth's radiative balance by either scattering or absorbing sunlight to varying degrees.
(Science Daily - News, )

For all the virtuosic craftsmanship on display in these YouTube videos, the real draw may be the absorbing peace of watching the Man quietly go about his work.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Bob Paisley's battle with Brian Clough became the most absorbing clash in English football after Nottingham Forest were promoted to the First Division in 1977.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A second-half by strike by substitute Memphis Depay gave Netherlands a -2 comeback victory over Australia in an absorbing World Cup Group B match on Wednesday.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

A photoacoustic imaging scheme that uses genetically altered cells that express an absorbing pigment can monitor in vivo growth of cells and tumour development.
(Nature Photonics, )

Rice University engineers designed a system to save infants left in cars by texting parents, setting off visual and audio alarms, and absorbing heat in the car.
(UPI - Health News, )

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