A device used commonly for sampling by absorption in which a gaseous or liquid material
is removed from another gas or liquid by selective absorption; these include: scrubber,
impinger, packed column, spray chamber, etc.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2169
A substance used to absorb energy from any type of radiation.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533
(Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional))
on page 1534