Business / Finance / Assimilation: The public absorption of a new issue of stocks once the stock has been completely sold by underwriter. See: Absorbed.
Search Google for Assimilation:
Science / Marine Biology / Assimilation Efficiency: The fraction of ingested food that is absorbed and used in metabolism MORE
Science / Chemistry / Sorption: Assimilation of molecules of one substance by a material in a different phase. Adsorption (sorption on a surface) and absorption (sorption into bulk material) are two types of sorption phenomena. MORE