uptake Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
intake; ingestion; consumption.
noun a process of taking up or using up or consuming
- they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids
Up*take" transitive verb
To take into the hand; to take up; to help.Obs. Wyclif. Spenser.
The pipe leading upward from the smoke box of a steam boiler to the chimney, or smokestack; a flue leading upward.
Understanding; apprehension.Scot. Sir W. Scott.