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ab•sorb•er



Pronunciation: (ab-sôr'bur, -zôr'-), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that absorbs.
2. See shock absorber.
3. Physics.a material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs neutrons without reproducing them.

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