HyperDic: uptake

English > 2 senses of the word uptake:
NOUNactuptake, consumption, ingestion, intakethe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
processuptakea process of taking up or using up or consuming
uptake > pronunciation
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English > uptake: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
Synonymsconsumption, ingestion, intake
Narrowerdrinking, imbibing, imbibitionThe act of consuming liquids / liquids
eating, feedingThe act of consuming food
sucking, suck, suctionThe act of sucking / sucking
swallow, drink, deglutitionThe act of swallowing
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishconsumo, ingesta, ingestión
Catalanconsum, ingesta, ingestió
English > uptake: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA process of taking up or using up or consuming.
Example"they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids"
Narrowerreuptake, re-uptakeA process of using up or consuming again
Broaderhuman processA process in which human beings are involved
Spanishabsorción, captación

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