absorber (ab•sorb•er)

that portion of a solar energy collector which receives incident radiant energy and transforms it into thermal energy. It usually has a solid surface through which energy is transmitted to a surface through fluid. The transfer fluid itself can be the absorber in the case of black liquid.
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