[Definition] What is Absorber?

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[Definition] What is Absorber?
« on: March 06, 2016, 11:49:29 AM »
[CHEM ENG] Equipment in which a gas is absorbed by contact with a liquid.

[ELECTR] A material or device that takes up and dissipates radiated energy may be used to shield an object from the energy prevent reflection of the energy determine the nature of the radiation or selectively transmit one or more components of the radiation.

[ENG] The surface on a solar collector that absorbs the solar radiation.

[MECH ENG] 1. A device which holds liquid for the absorption of refrigerant vapor or other vapors.
2. The part of the low-pressure side of an absorption system used for absorbing refrigerant vapor.