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1. incubation

noun. ['ˌɪŋkjuːˈbeɪʃən'] maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • attention
  • care

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • stillbirth
  • thoughtless

Etymology

  • incubationem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incubation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with incubation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Eggs can still be viable for up to a week after they are laid without incubation from a parent.

2. incubation

noun. ['ˌɪŋkjuːˈbeɪʃən'] sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body.

Synonyms

  • birthing
  • giving birth
  • brooding
  • parturition

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • inattention

Etymology

  • incubationem (Latin)

3. incubation

noun. ['ˌɪŋkjuːˈbeɪʃən'] (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear.

Synonyms

  • phase
  • infection

Antonyms

  • inattentive
  • attentive
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • incubationem (Latin)
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