the act or process of assimilating
, or of absorbing information, experiences, etc.: the need for quick assimilation of the facts.
the state or condition of being assimilated
, or of being absorbed into something.
the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation, or the state of being so adapted: assimilation of immigrants into American life.
Physiology the conversion of absorbed food into the substance of the body.
Botany the total process of plant nutrition, including photosynthesis and the absorption of raw materials.