Definition of Uptake

1. Noun. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).




2. Noun. A process of taking up or using up or consuming. "They developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids"
Generic synonyms: Human Process
Specialized synonyms: Re-uptake, Reuptake

Definition of Uptake

1. v. t. To take into the hand; to take up; to help.

2. n. The pipe leading upward from the smoke box of a steam boiler to the chimney, or smokestack; a flue leading upward.

3. v. t. To take into the hand; to take up; to help.

4. n. The pipe leading upward from the smoke box of a steam boiler to the chimney, or smokestack; a flue leading upward.

Definition of Uptake

1. Noun. understanding, comprehension ¹

2. Noun. absorption, especially of food or nutrient by an organism ¹

3. Noun. (dated) a chimney ¹

4. Verb. (archaic) To take up, to lift. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Uptake

1. an upward ventilating shaft [n -S]

Medical Definition of Uptake

1. The absorption by a tissue of some substance, food material, mineral, etc. And its permanent or temporary retention. (05 Mar 2000)

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