Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: absorbing

absorbierend [auch fig.]
Absorbieren {n}Neutrum (das) [auch fig.]
aufsaugend [auch fig.]
Aufsaugen {n}Neutrum (das) [auch fig.]


After so long a period of an absorbing melancholy that resembled madness in its intensity and effects, he was glad to find that I was capable of taking pleasure in the idea of such a journey, and he hoped that change of scene and varied amusement would, before my return, have restored me entirely to myself.
Some of the scenes thus revealed were of immeasurable grandeur and of absorbing interest—the sea, running mountains high, threw skywards with each wave mighty masses of white foam, which the tempest seemed to snatch at and whirl away into space; here and there a fishing-boat, with a rag of sail, running madly for shelter before the blast; now and again the white wings of a storm-tossed sea-bird.
What he has been saying was, under the circumstances, of absorbing interest.
But I had not proceeded far, when I began to bethink me that the Captain with whom I was to sail yet remained unseen by me; though, indeed, in many cases, a whale-ship will be completely fitted out, and receive all her crew on board, ere the captain makes himself visible by arriving to take command; for sometimes these voyages are so prolonged, and the shore intervals at home so exceedingly brief, that if the captain have a family, or any absorbing concernment of that sort, he does not trouble himself much about his ship in port, but leaves her to the owners till all is ready for sea.
Nevertheless, many whalemen have a method of absorbing it into some other substance, and then partaking of it.
He put down his pail, took the white alley, and bent over the toe with absorbing interest while the bandage was being unwound.
While one boy was worrying the tick with absorbing interest, the other would look on with interest as strong, the two heads bowed together over the slate, and the two souls dead to all things else.
It became the absorbing topic of village talk immediately.
To which absorbing piece of intelligence echo answered why.
As when high Jove his sharp artillery forms, And opes his cloudy magazine of storms; In winter's bleak un comfortable reign, A snowy inundation hides the plain; He stills the winds, and bids the skies to sleep; Then pours the silent tempest thick and deep; And first the mountain-tops are cover'd o'er, Then the green fields, and then the sandy shore; Bent with the weight, the nodding woods are seen, And one bright waste hides all the works of men: The circling seas, alone absorbing all, Drink the dissolving fleeces as they fall: So from each side increased the stony rain, And the white ruin rises o'er the plain.

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absorbierend [auch fig.] absorbing
schalldämmend sound-absorbing
wasseranziehend [phys., chem.] (hygroskopisch) water-absorbing
Dämpfer {m} (Schutzpolsterung [im Helm etc.]) impact-absorbing liner
Wärmeschutzverglasung {f} heat-absorbing glass
Ultraviolett-Sperrfilter {m} {n} [opt.] ultraviolet-absorbing filter
Infrarotabsorptionsfilter {m} {n} [opt.] infrared absorbing filter
Absorbieren {n} [auch fig.] absorbing
geldabsorbierend money-absorbing
absorbierender Bereich absorbing region