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1. impregnation

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛgˈneɪʃən'] 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

  • creation
  • fertilisation
  • superfetation
  • self-fertilization
  • conception
  • fecundation
  • superfecundation
  • self-fertilisation
  • cross-fertilization
  • pollenation
  • fertilization
  • cross-fertilisation

Antonyms

  • cross-fertilization
  • self-pollination
  • cross-pollination
  • natural object

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • impregnate (English)

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Rhymes with Impregnation

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

Sentences with impregnation


1. Verb, base form
A female rat is receptive to impregnation about 15 times a year, for a six-hour period each time.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Wax impregnation does not necessarily happen to every piece of the cardboard.

2. impregnation

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛgˈneɪʃən'] the process of totally saturating something with a substance.

Synonyms

  • saturation
  • suffusion
  • permeation
  • plastination

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • finish
  • ending
  • allogamy

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • impregnate (English)

3. impregnation

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛgˈneɪʃən'] material with which something is impregnated.

Synonyms

  • material

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • autogamy

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • impregnate (English)
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