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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-sawr-ber, -zawr-]
    • /æbˈsɔr bər, -ˈzɔr-/
    • /əbˈsɔːbə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-sawr-ber, -zawr-]
    • /æbˈsɔr bər, -ˈzɔr-/

Definitions of absorber word

  • noun absorber a person or thing that absorbs 3
  • noun absorber a material that absorbs radiation or causes it to lose energy 3
  • noun absorber An absorber is a vessel in which liquid is absorbed during distillation. 3
  • noun absorber a person or thing that absorbs. 1
  • noun absorber shock absorber. 1
  • noun absorber Physics. a material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs neutrons without reproducing them. 1

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Origin of absorber

First appearance:

before 1785
One of the 44% newest English words
First recorded in 1785-95; absorb + -er1

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Parts of speech for Absorber


absorber popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for absorber

noun absorber

  • armor — covering worn to protect the body against weapons
  • buffer — A buffer is something that prevents something else from being harmed or that prevents two things from harming each other.
  • safeguard — something that serves as a protection or defense or that ensures safety.
  • shelter — something beneath, behind, or within which a person, animal, or thing is protected from storms, missiles, adverse conditions, etc.; refuge.
  • bulwark — A bulwark against something protects you against it. A bulwark of something protects it.

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