Absorber

  • (noun): (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation.

Some articles on absorber, absorbers:

Magnetorheological Damper
... damper or magnetorheological shock absorber is a damper filled with magnetorheological fluid, which is controlled by a magnetic field, usually using an ... This allows the damping characteristics of the shock absorber to be continuously controlled by varying the power of the electromagnet ... This type of shock absorber has several applications, most notably in semi-active vehicle suspensions which may adapt to road conditions, as they are monitored through sensors in the ...
Micro Perforated Plate - Operating Principle
... The goal of a sound absorber is to convert acoustical energy into heat ... In a traditional absorber, the sound wave propagates into the absorber ... of the porous material, the oscillating air molecules inside the absorber lose their acoustical energy due to friction ...
A Lord From Planet Earth - Technological Inventions - Gravity Absorber
... In extreme cases, the absorber can be ejected into space, then it will create a gravity field in surrounding space ... as such devices are very expensive also, the ship loses its absorber ...
Glycol Dehydration - Process Description
... Lean, water-free glycol (purity >99%) is fed to the top of an absorber (also known as a "glycol contactor") where it is contacted with the wet natural gas stream ... Upon exiting the absorber the glycol stream is often referred to as "rich glycol" ... Glycol absorbers can be either tray columns or packed columns ...
Coilover
... It consists of a shock absorber with a coil spring encircling it ... The shock absorber and spring are assembled as a unit prior to installation, and are replaced as a unit when the shock absorber has leaked ... be confused with struts or independently mounted shock absorbers ...