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Definition 1: the act of consuming liquids - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for imbibition in the sense of this definition

(imbibition is a kind of ...) the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

(... is a kind of imbibition ) the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly

(... is a kind of imbibition ) the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)

Definition 2: (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel - [noun denoting process]

(imbibition is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

(imbibition belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

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