Last edited 27 Aug 2020


Containment systems for the prevention of pollution, Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises (CIRIA C736), published by CIRIA in 2014 defines absorption as: ‘A process in which one substance, usually a liquid or gas, permeates into, or is dissolved by, a liquid or solid.’

Absorption may also refer to things that are not substances, such as sound, light, impact and so on.

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