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absorber

[ab-sawr-ber, -zawr-] /æbˈsɔr bər, -ˈzɔr-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that absorbs.
3.
Physics. a material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs neutrons without reproducing them.
Origin of absorber
1785-1795
1785-95; absorb + -er1
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absorber

/əbˈsɔːbə; -ˈzɔː-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that absorbs
2.
(physics) a material that absorbs radiation or causes it to lose energy
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