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Impregnation

Im`preg`na´tion
n.1.The act of impregnating or the state of being impregnated; fecundation.
2.(Biol.) The fusion of a female germ cell (ovum) with a male germ cell (in animals, a spermatozoön) to form a single new cell endowed with the power of developing into a new individual; fertilization; fecundation.
3.That with which anything is impregnated.
4.Intimate mixture; infusion; saturation.
5.(Mining) An ore deposit, with indefinite boundaries, consisting of rock impregnated with ore.
Noun1.impregnation - material with which something is impregnated; "the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue"
2.impregnation - the process of totally saturating something with a substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether"
Synonyms: saturation
3.impregnation - creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
absorption and regurgitation, artificial insemination, brainwashing, brewing, catechization, conditioning, conjugation, cross-fertilization, cross-pollination, decoction, dictation, drench, drenching, ducking, dunking, enrichment, fecundation, fertilization, getting with child, heterogamy, imbruement, imbuement, implantation, impression, inculcation, indoctrination, infiltration, infixation, infixion, infusion, injection, inoculation, insemination, instillation, instillment, interpenetration, isogamy, leaching, lixiviation, maceration, marination, orthogamy, penetration, percolation, permeation, pervasion, pollination, pollinization, pulping, reindoctrination, saturation, seething, soak, soakage, soaking, sopping, souse, sousing, steeping, suffusion, zygosis
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