Associations to the word «Uptake»

Wiktionary

UPTAKE, noun. Understanding, comprehension
UPTAKE, noun. Absorption, especially of food or nutrient by an organism
UPTAKE, noun. (dated) a chimney
UPTAKE, verb. (archaic) To take up, to lift.

Dictionary definition

UPTAKE, noun. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
UPTAKE, noun. A process of taking up or using up or consuming; "they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King