investment


in·vest·ment

noun \in-ˈves(t)-mənt\

Definition of INVESTMENT

1
: an external covering of a cell, part, or organism
2
: a layer of heat-resistant material in which a dental appliance (as a bridge or inlay) is cast or in which it is embedded before soldering

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