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- Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
- Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed
taken in by a body without reflection
taken by through the pores of a surface
- Simple past tense and past participle of absorb.
- Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9