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uptake

 
Noun uptake has 2 senses
  1. consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    --1 is a kind of bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    --1 has particulars:
     eating, feeding; swallow, drink, deglutition; sucking, suck, suction; drinking, imbibing, imbibition
  2. uptake - a process of taking up or using up or consuming; "they developed paper napkins with greater uptake of liquids"
    --2 is a kind of
    process
    --2 has particulars: reuptake, re-uptake
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