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absorber (s) (noun), absorbers (pl)
1. A material or device that collects solar radiation: The factory in Julie's town manufactured absorbers for use in the solar energy sector.
2. The material that readily gathers photons to generate charge carriers (free electrons or holes): The instructor tried to explain the different materials that could be used as absorbers.
This entry is located in the following units: a-, ab-, abs- (page 10) sorb-, sorpt- + (page 2)
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telescopic shock absorber (s) (noun), telescopic shock absorbers (pl)
A tubular spring damper operated by rod and piston which is considered to be the most common type of shock absorber: The mechanic installed new telescopic shock absorbers on his pickup truck.