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 (ə-sĭm′ə-lā′tĭv) also as·sim·i·la·to·ry (-lə-tôr′ē)
Marked by or causing assimilation.
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Adj.1.assimilatory - capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance
absorbent, absorptive - having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"
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azedarach leaf extracts reduced the cotyledons assimilatory pigments content (chlorophylls and carotenoids) in a more pronounced way for the ethanolic extract than for the aqueous one (Figure 5).
The outset of Part 2, "The Contest for Modern Orthodox Judaism," features documents reflecting the assimilatory temptations America presented the millions of Eastern European Jews who flocked to America at the turn of the 1900s.
Crop growth rate (CGR) and net assimilatory rate (NAR) was also higher with same level of nitrogen application (Table 1).
Response of various levels of zinc and irrigation on oil content, protein content in cake and nitrogen assimilatory enzyme in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.
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Justin Trudeau's many pre-election promises to Indigenous peoples represented a drastic departure from Harper's racist, assimilatory agenda.
Leaves are the units of assimilatory system, therefore, reduced leaf area index and leaf area duration at terminal phase of cotton might be responsible of declined crop growth rate of both cultivars due to reduced accumulation of assimilates.
Tribal governments in Alaska experienced a reinvigoration starting in the mid-1970s, with passage of the landmark Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (ISDEAA) (57) and the ushering in of a new self-determination era in federal Indian policy to replace the previous era of assimilatory policy.
For Gilbert Durand, the "anthropological dialectic (trajet anthropologique)" means "the ceaseless exchange taking place on the level of the imaginary between subjective assimilatory drives and objective pressures emanating from the cosmic and social milieu".
In Chapter Two, Reznik grounds his research by providing the Anti-Semitic and assimilatory history of Jewish American racialization.
Their higher productivity potential arises from the operation of a Carbon Concentrating Mechanism (CCM), which is an effective turbocharger of the assimilatory machinery.
Arthurian romance, Campbell claims in the first chapter, is the pinnacle of a complex assimilatory process: It merges the Christian belief system with Pagan elements, translating quest-motifs from Celtic religion into stories about Arthur's knights and their adventures.