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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating); A process of taking up or using up or consuming.

Usage examples (34)
  • They developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids
  • What thread holds the record for quickest uptake, that is the greatest number of posts in the course of the first hour after it appeared?
  • A common measure of aerobic efficiency is "VO2 max," or optimal oxygen uptake, which is determined using special equipment and a treadmill.
  • "transfer site" later became known as the uptake-1 (UI) site. for more
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