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1(being engrossed)concentración feminineensimismamiento masculineto watch/listen with absorption — mirar/escuchar absorto
- absorption in sth
- her absorption in the story was complete — estaba completamente concentrada / absorta en el relato
- her absorption in sports was such that … — los deportes la absorbían de tal manera que …
- While sneaking out of their rooms, he saw you walking down the hallway and in all your absorption in your books, you didn't flicker a glance at him.
- His absorption with the world of advertising and the intricacies associated with it find dominant echoes in his works.
- His love for Sydney and his total absorption in the affairs of his adopted country never wavered.
- The intensity of and absorption in play finds no explanation in biological analysis.
- The speaker's absorption in the beautiful image turns him into a Narcissus who can never be satisfied.
- There is a memorable letter of 1910 in which he justifies his total absorption in composition, and gives a unique account of the genesis of two of his works.
- What motivates Colin Marshall is just total absorption in what he is doing and he is proud of it.
- Psychologists talk about flow, a term that describes a state of total absorption in a task, and in which people are often at their happiest.
- It turns out that absorption in his work had left him no time for children, hobbies, or close friendships.
- Anna has been using her absorption in work to avoid even thinking about these issues.
- Even laziness, inattention and simple absorption in the mundane can gradually erode the capacities in which this property resides.
- Sometimes a museum capitalizes on our absorption with money.
- His apparent absorption in his own thoughts borders on the rude.
- Eventually Tocqueville's single-minded absorption in French affairs will lead him away from America altogether.
- This sense of enchantment, of utter absorption in a moment, is fundamental to the lyric and lies at the heart of what it has to offer.
- Using his absorption with the computer as my defense, I declined to plug in.
- To be sure, his later absorption in philosophy made him neglect his private affairs and he eventually fell to a level of comparative poverty.
- Wilder captures the childlike adoration of the father and absorption in the way the world works.
- The sports talk station gives you a succession of men whose absorption in a fantasy world is, to me, borderline insane.
- Brenna abruptly looked up, her absorption with the piece broken.
2.1(of liquid, gas, nutrients, light) absorción feminine(of shock, impact) absorción feminine(of shock, impact) amortiguamiento masculine
- Nor is it merely that their absorption into domesticity makes functional sense in a commercial and industrial society.
- Essentially it is made of bones known as vertebrae with a disc for shock absorption between the vertebrae.
- Its molded cushioning cradles my foot for maximum shock absorption.
- Today, we confront the more subtle threat of absorption into the larger community.
- The relatively quick absorption into the bloodstream enables a rapid headache response.
- But milk appeared to inhibit the antioxidant potential of the flavonoids, reducing their absorption into the bloodstream.
- Shock absorption is especially important for fitness instructors.
- From a British point of view, further absorption into the European Union will be a disaster.
- Cholesterol taken up by bacterial cells in the intestine is unlikely to be available for absorption into the blood.
- Instead of ending the play with the hitman's absorption into the group, however, there's a gratuitous plot-twist.
- Eating dishes cooked with a variety of spices and herbs helps the process of digestion - absorption, assimilation and elimination.
- They solubilize dietary lipids facilitating their hydrolysis by lipases and their absorption into the bloodstream.
- Spam's absorption into popular culture indicates that it has become a fact of life.
- And be sure to paint the inside of the planter to minimize water absorption into the wood.
- Persecution and absorption into popular Christianity served to cut short many pagan religious practices.
- Oxygen is the fuel that starts the chemical process of nutrient absorption through a seedling's root tips.
- In children the problems of poor vitamin and mineral absorption can cause stunted growth and dental problems if the condition is not recognised.
- This allows faster processing and greater absorption of information.
- Here status preservation came through absorption into the expanding state bureaucracy and army.
- People with high-arches tend to require greater shock absorption.
2.2(of information)asimilación feminine
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