absorbere) means literally "sucking up" or "swallowing," and thus a total incorporation in something, literally or figuratively; it is technically used in animal physiology for the function of certain vessels which suck up fluids; and in light and optics absorption spectrum and absorption band are terms used in the discussion of the transformation of rays in various media.
Along with Kai and Bedwyr (Bedivere), Peredur (Perceval), Gwalchmai (Gawain), and many others, we have such figures as Sgilti Yscandroed, whose way through the wood lay along the tops of the trees, and whose tread was so light that no blade of grass bent beneath his weight; Sol, who could stand all day upon one leg; Sugyn the son of Sugnedydd, who was "broad-chested" to such a degree that he could suck up the sea on which were three hundred ships and leave nothing but dry land; Gweyyl, the son of Gwestad, who when he was sad would let one of his lips drop beneath his waist and turn up the other like a cap over his head; and Uchtry Varyf Draws, who spread his red untrimmed beard over the eight-and-forty rafters of Arthur's hall.
In plain words, suck up or ship out.
You can also suck up the moisture with a carpet cleaner if you happen to have one handy.
Here you'll find old favorites like Alchemy and Collapse, as well as numerous others to suck up all of your free time while stimulating your brain muscles.
Be careful not to suck up the sediment on the bottom of the primary fermentor.
The Kirby G-Five also has a Kevlar fan, and this gives it remarkable sucking power, which can suck up bullets and coins if needed.
A shop vac allows you to do wet and dry vacuuming so you can suck up the spill with the shop vac, flush the area with water and suck up the water.
A better alternative might be to use a hand-held vacuum cleaner, a Shop Vac, or other similar cleaning device to suck up the excess liquid.
You can add a little water to the spot and try to suck up more with the shop vac.
Use a vacuum cleaner attachment hose to suck up built-up dust.
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