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Capable of being assimilated: assimilable nutrients; assimilable information.

as·sim′i·la·bil′i·ty n.
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(əˈsɪm ə lə bəl)

capable of being assimilated.
[1640–50; < Medieval Latin]
as•sim`i•la•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.assimilable - able to be absorbed and incorporated into body tissuesassimilable - able to be absorbed and incorporated into body tissues
digestible - capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
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(Biol, Ling) → assimilierbar
(= integrable)angleichbar
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For both assimilable nitrogen forms, the mechanism of entry into the cell is active in contrast to what occurs with glucose and fructose, which flow into the cellular cytosol by passive diffusion.
For much of the past century, Progressivism was interpreted as a populist, or occasionally an intellectual, movement that was ultimately assimilable to the basic contours and deepest concerns of American politics.
The first objective in producing it is the conversion of the phosphorus contained in the mineral to a more soluble form that is used by the plants, which contains between a 14% and 20% of [P.sub.2][O.sub.5] assimilable, this being largely dependent on the composition and characteristics of its fundamental raw material, which is phosphoric rock.
De plus, l'offre est assimilable, selon l'etude, a un [beaucoup moins que] marche de legumes.
Domestic debt (19.19 billion dinars) consists mainly of assimilable treasury bills (64%) and deposits in the TGT (28%).
Secondly, they reveal that normative judgment is a state that can be quite deeply nontransparent to its bearer, in a way that is not, for example, assimilable to the phenomenon of self-deception.
In the laboratory, each soil sample is mixed well and then divided into four: a quantity of 750 d[m.sup.3]of soil (3/4) suffered from the physical soil analyzes: the size, the dosage of limestone (total), soil moisture and chemical analysis: determination of assimilable phosphorus, assimilable potassium, water pH, electrical conductivity and finally the dosage of organic matter.
By contrast, Beckwourth attempts to portray Indian experience as inevitably savage and assimilable. Madera returns to a larger swath of Delany's writings in chapter three.
Presented as a Christ-like figure--murdered by his own people and whose last words are devoted to God--and always surrounded by white people, Gandhi makes an attractive figure easily assimilable to Western ideology and thus a walking justification of the supremacy of the West.
As Whitlock demonstrates with the case of survivor Notrose Nobomvu Konile, who refused "to forgive and adopt the reconciliatory politics of the TRC" (90), the TRC quite literally erased testimony that was not easily assimilable into narratives of cultural healing.