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1) absorb. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Newsweek April 10, 1995). 6. To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil: a fabric that absorbs sound; a bumper that absorbs impact. 7. To assume or pay for (a...

2) 43640. Pascal, Blaise. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:43640 QUOTATION:Sneezing absorbs all the functions of the soul just as much as the [sexual] act, but we do not draw from it the same conclusions against the...

3) 14315. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14315 QUOTATION:Realism absorbs the ideal by adding a few small imperfections. Example: it paints a few specks of mud on the white gown of the Lady in the...

4) 3881. John Tarkov. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 3881 AUTHOR: John Tarkov QUOTATION: This Melting Pot of ours absorbs the second generation over a flame so high that the first is left encrusted on the rim....

5) emission nebula. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A nebula that absorbs ultraviolet radiation from stars and reemits it as visible light....

6) 64012. Whitman, Walt. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:64012 QUOTATION:The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. ATTRIBUTION:Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet....

7) 2730. Adams, Henry Brooks. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:2730 QUOTATION:American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it. ATTRIBUTION:Henry...

8) 42762. Oakley, Ann. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:42762 QUOTATION:If love . means that one person absorbs the other, then no real relationship exists any more. Love evaporates; there is nothing left to love....

9) Vul'canised Indiarubber. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Indiarubber combined with sulphur by vulcanic agency or heat, by which means the caoutchouc absorbs the sulphur and becomes carbonised. 1...

10) buffer 2. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Something that lessens or absorbs the shock of an impact. 2. One that protects by intercepting or moderating adverse pressures or influences: A sense of humor...

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