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uptake

up·take

uptake

 
pronunciation:
uhp teIk
phrases:
on the uptake
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a conduit or passage leading upward, such as a chimney or ventilation pipe.
definition 2: in physiology, a tissue's or organ's absorption of, or capacity to absorb, a chemical substance.
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phrase: on the uptake