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Assimilation may refer to:



  • Assimilation (biology) the conversion of nutrient into the fluid or solid substance of the body, by the processes of digestion and absorption
  • Assimilation (phonology), a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound
  • Assimilation (meteorology), the process of objectively adapting the model state (of a numerical weather prediction model) to observations in a statistical optimal way taking into account model and observation errors
  • Assimilation (psychology), incorporation of new concepts into existing schemes