Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun imbibition

2 senses of imbibition

Sense 1
imbibition -- ((chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel)
       => absorption, soaking up -- ((chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid)

Sense 2
drinking, imbibing, imbibition -- (the act of consuming liquids)
       => consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake -- (the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating))

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