soaking up

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Noun1.soaking up - (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates anothersoaking up - (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
imbibition - (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel
sorption - the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)
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Liam Williams and Gareth Anscombe have been soaking up the sunshine poolside and making the most of Marbella's golf courses on holiday together, with their partners Sophie Harries and Milica Anscombe.
I'M in Marbella this week, soaking up some much-needed sunshine.
And later, former United player Rio Ferdinand appeared in the square to join in the fun while soaking up the sun.