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assimilate

(ə-sĭm′ə-lāt′)
v. assimi·lated, assimi·lating, assimi·lates
v.tr.
Physiology
a. To consume and incorporate (nutrients) into the body after digestion.
b. To transform (food) into living tissue by the process of anabolism; metabolize constructively.

as·sim′i·la′tor n.

assimilate

[əsim′əlāt]
Etymology: L, assimilare, to make alike
1 to absorb nutritive substances from the digestive tract to the circulatory system and convert them into living tissues.
2 to incorporate components of a new culture into existing values.

assimilate

(ă-sim′ĭ-lāt″) [L. assimilare, to make like, liken]
1. To absorb digested food.
2. In psychology, to absorb newly perceived information into the existing subjective conscious structure.
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01) have the ability to predict general self-efficacy variable, but though having a significant relationship, assimilator learning style variable has not the ability for prediction.
Table: Kolb Learning Style, Race, and Ethnicity Kolb Learning Style Race or Ethnicity Odds Ratio Assimilator African American 2.
3 * :FENS: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences **: FASS & FMAN: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Faculty of Management Table 3 Kolb's Learning Styles distributions :FENS: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Variable Converger Assimilator (%) (%) All Students 60.
P3: Students with Assimilator and Convergor learning styles will perform better using a web-based PBL course design than students with Divergor and Accomodator learning styles
Hundreds of assimilators are in print, some of them focusing on the general intercultural issues, including expectations, stress, communication and language issues, value differences, and adjustment.
To make the album, which the film chronicles in a way that enhances the album's recordings, Hancock bounced between assimilator and leader while working with Christina Aguilera, Paul Simon, Phish's Trey Anastasio and Annie Lennox.
The graduation rates of those with diverger, converger, and assimilator styles were all about 80%.
The assimilator grasps experience by thinking and theorizing and transforms it by watching and reflecting.
if a genotype had less success than another in converting available energy into its own embodiment, but nevertheless outreproduced the other, its kind would be more represented in the next generation than the more efficient energy assimilator.
You may find that Kolb's thinking/feeling dimension (Lawson and Johnson) rings truer in your experience than his categories of assimilator and converger (Terrell).
These categories are similar to Kolb's combination of the learning style dimensions of concrete experience, reflective observation, abstract conceptualization, and active experimentation into four respective quadrants: converger, assimilator, accommodator, and diverger.
We could have easily built that technology ourselves, taking our Assimilator technology and putting it in a box," he said.