about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo

Examples from texts

Prisms, especially those made from flint, generally chosen on account of their great power of dispersion, absorb nearly all the ultra-violet rays, the action of which is very important, and a great part of the infra-red.
Les prismes, surtout ceux en flint, choisis généralement à cause de leur grand pouvoir dispersif, absorbent la presque totalité de l'ultra-violet— dont l'action est très importante — et une grande partie de l'infra-rouge.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
Chlorophyll is obliged to absorb the luminous vibrations before playing its part.
La chlorophylle a besoin pour le sien d'absorber les vibrations lumineuses.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
Regardless of which instrument you and your child choose (see the next section), it's a fact that children absorb music (like they discover languages) much faster and more naturally than adults.
Quel que soit l'instrument qu'ils choisiront (voir section suivante), ils apprendront beaucoup plus vite et plus aisément qu'un adulte (c'est comme pour les langues).
Sutro, Dirk / Jazz For DummiesSutro, Dirk,Koechlin, Stéphane / Le Jazz pour les nuls
Le Jazz pour les nuls
Sutro, Dirk,Koechlin, Stéphane
© Edition First, 2008. Publié en accord avec Wiley Publishing, Inc.
Jazz For Dummies
Sutro, Dirk
© 2006 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
The brake is adjusted so as to absorb the power exerted at the driving wheels at a constant speed of 80 km/h in accordance with the following table:
Le frein est réglé de façon à absorber la puissance exercée aux roues motrices à une vitesse constante de 80 km/h conformément au tableau ci-après:
Matter continuously emits luminous or calorific radiations, and can absorb them.
La matière émet sans cesse des radiations lumineuses ou calorifiques et peut en absorber.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
To its property of emitting luminous rays, matter adds that of being able to absorb them or to allow them to pass through it.
A sa propriété d'émettre des radiations lumineuses la matière joint celle de pouvoir les absorber ou de se laisser traverser par elles.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
This would also have led to economies of scale and, under fair trade circumstances, the Community industry would have been able to absorb most, if not all, additional fixed costs related to its investments.
Cela lui aurait permis de réaliser des économies d'échelle et, dans des conditions commerciales équitables, d'absorber la plupart, sinon l'ensemble, des coûts fixes supplémentaires liés à ses investissements.
Accordingly he tried to absorb himself in his thoughts and listen to nothing.
Aussi tâchait-il de s’absorber, de n’écouter rien.
Zola, Emile / The Three Cities Trilogy - LourdesZola, Emile / Les Trois Villes - Lourdes
Les Trois Villes - Lourdes
Zola, Emile
The Three Cities Trilogy - Lourdes
Zola, Emile
If there existed a body entirely transparent, it could be exposed to the most intense source of heat without becoming warm, since it would not absorb any radiation.
S'il existait un corps entièrement transparent, il pourrait être exposé à la source de chaleur la plus intense sans s'échauffer puisqu'il n'absorberait aucune radiation.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
At sea level, the trade winds blow toward the highly unstable intertropical convergence zone. On their way toward the equator they absorb heat and moisture.
Au niveau de la mer, les alizés se dirigent vers la zone très instable de convergence intertropicale - dans leur trajet vers l'équateur, ils absorbent chaleur et humidité.
Environment Canada has been testing techniques by which visibility reduction can be linked to the aerosol types that scatter and absorb light.
Environnement Canada fait actuellement l' de techniques visant à lier la réduction de ia visibilité aux types d'aérosois qui dispersent et absorbent la lumière.
The current investigation has shown that this particular form of measures is no longer warranted as it is considered unlikely that the countries concerned would lower their export prices and thus absorb the fixed duty.
La présente enquête a montré que cette forme particulière de mesures ne se justifie plus car il est jugé peu probable que les pays concernés diminuent leurs prix à l'exportation et prennent ainsi en charge le droit fixe.
They only absorb certain vibrations and let others pass by them.
Ils absorbent seulement certaines vibrations et laissent passer les autres.
Le Bon, Gustave / The evolution of forcesLe Bon, Gustave / L'évolution des forces
L'évolution des forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© 1905, by Ernest Flammarion, Paris
The evolution of forces
Le Bon, Gustave
© Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1908
The metal wires which stretch the lining of the roof and the frames of the sun visors must have a maximum diameter of 5 mm or be able to absorb the energy, as prescribed in Annex III.
Les fils de métal servant à tendre la doublure du plafond et les cadres des pare-soleil doivent avoir 5 mm de diamètre au maximum ou subir avec succès l'essai de dissipation d'énergie, tel que spécifié à l'annexe III.
There are too many beings who thus lull to sleep all initiative, personal life, and absorb themselves wholly in the idea that they are prepared and ready for sacrifice.
Trop d'êtres endorment ainsi toute initiative, toute existence personnelle dans l'idée qu'ils sont toujours prêts à se sacrifier.
Maeterlinck, Maurice / Wisdom and DestinyMaeterlinck, Maurice / La sagesse et la destinee
La sagesse et la destinee
Maeterlinck, Maurice
Wisdom and Destiny
Maeterlinck, Maurice

Add to my dictionary

Not found

User translations

No translations for this text yet.
Be the first to translate it!

Collocations

absorbed dose
dose absorbée
absorbing liquid
liquide de barbotage
shock absorbing device
appareil amortisseur de chute
sound-absorbing enclosure
encoffrement insonorisant
sound-absorbing hood
capot insonorisé
absorbing capacity
capacité d'absorption

Word forms

absorb

verb
Basic forms
Pastabsorbed
Imperativeabsorb
Present Participle (Participle I)absorbing
Past Participle (Participle II)absorbed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I absorbwe absorb
you absorbyou absorb
he/she/it absorbsthey absorb
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am absorbingwe are absorbing
you are absorbingyou are absorbing
he/she/it is absorbingthey are absorbing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have absorbedwe have absorbed
you have absorbedyou have absorbed
he/she/it has absorbedthey have absorbed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been absorbingwe have been absorbing
you have been absorbingyou have been absorbing
he/she/it has been absorbingthey have been absorbing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I absorbedwe absorbed
you absorbedyou absorbed
he/she/it absorbedthey absorbed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was absorbingwe were absorbing
you were absorbingyou were absorbing
he/she/it was absorbingthey were absorbing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had absorbedwe had absorbed
you had absorbedyou had absorbed
he/she/it had absorbedthey had absorbed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been absorbingwe had been absorbing
you had been absorbingyou had been absorbing
he/she/it had been absorbingthey had been absorbing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will absorbwe shall/will absorb
you will absorbyou will absorb
he/she/it will absorbthey will absorb
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be absorbingwe shall/will be absorbing
you will be absorbingyou will be absorbing
he/she/it will be absorbingthey will be absorbing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have absorbedwe shall/will have absorbed
you will have absorbedyou will have absorbed
he/she/it will have absorbedthey will have absorbed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been absorbingwe shall/will have been absorbing
you will have been absorbingyou will have been absorbing
he/she/it will have been absorbingthey will have been absorbing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would absorbwe should/would absorb
you would absorbyou would absorb
he/she/it would absorbthey would absorb
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be absorbingwe should/would be absorbing
you would be absorbingyou would be absorbing
he/she/it would be absorbingthey would be absorbing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have absorbedwe should/would have absorbed
you would have absorbedyou would have absorbed
he/she/it would have absorbedthey would have absorbed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been absorbingwe should/would have been absorbing
you would have been absorbingyou would have been absorbing
he/she/it would have been absorbingthey would have been absorbing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am absorbedwe are absorbed
you are absorbedyou are absorbed
he/she/it is absorbedthey are absorbed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being absorbedwe are being absorbed
you are being absorbedyou are being absorbed
he/she/it is being absorbedthey are being absorbed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been absorbedwe have been absorbed
you have been absorbedyou have been absorbed
he/she/it has been absorbedthey have been absorbed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was absorbedwe were absorbed
you were absorbedyou were absorbed
he/she/it was absorbedthey were absorbed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being absorbedwe were being absorbed
you were being absorbedyou were being absorbed
he/she/it was being absorbedthey were being absorbed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been absorbedwe had been absorbed
you had been absorbedyou had been absorbed
he/she/it had been absorbedthey had been absorbed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be absorbedwe shall/will be absorbed
you will be absorbedyou will be absorbed
he/she/it will be absorbedthey will be absorbed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been absorbedwe shall/will have been absorbed
you will have been absorbedyou will have been absorbed
he/she/it will have been absorbedthey will have been absorbed