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impregnation

noun

1 impregnation

Material with which something is impregnated.

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

Roget 48: combination; mixture etc. 41; junction etc. 43; union, unification, synthesis, incorporation, amalgamation, embodiment, ... show more

Polish: impregnat, impregnator



2 impregnation

The process of totally saturating something with a substance:
— The impregnation of wood with preservative.

synonym: saturation.

Polish: saturacja

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.

synonyms: fecundation, fertilisation, fertilization.

Roget 161: production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture; building, architecture, erection, edification; coinage; diaster; organization; ... show more

Dutch: bevruchting, conceptie, fertilisatie, impregnatie, inseminatie
Polish: spłodzenie, zapłodnienie


Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.

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