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Absorption

  1. The entrance of water into the soil or rocks by all natural process.
  2. The uptake of water or dissolved chemicals by a cell or an organism.
  3. More generally, the process by which substances in gaseous, liquid, or solid form dissolve or mix with other substances. Not to be confused with Adsorption.

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