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absorber (s) (noun), absorbers (pl)
1. A material or device that collects the sun's 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 which are the 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 mechanical damper: The mechanic installed new telescopic shock absorbers on his pickup truck.