absorber

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00034
  1. A device used commonly for sampling by absorption in which a gaseous or liquid material is removed from another gas or liquid by selective absorption; these include: scrubber, @I02990@, packed column, spray chamber, etc.
    Source:
    PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2169 [Terms] [Paper]
  2. A substance used to absorb energy from any type of @R05048@.
    Source:
    PAC, 1982, 54, 1533. (Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional)) on page 1534 [Terms] [Paper]