in·cor·po·rat·ed | \in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd \

Definition of incorporated 

1 : united in one body

2 : formed into a legal corporation

Examples of incorporated in a Sentence

The company is incorporated in the state of Delaware.

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The smaller and more versatile steam engine, credited to James Watt, incorporated elements of Newcomen’s design, as well as a key innovation from the humble pressure cooker. David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, "‘Energy: A Human History,’ by Richard Rhodes," 7 June 2018 Some of the chemicals, known as esters and ketones, are typically used in the flavoring and fragrance industries, while others are used in food processing and incorporated in cleaning products. Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milorganite mystery: Homegrown fertilizer's new scent has officials sleuthing to identify source of change," 30 Apr. 2018 Cook, taking care not to brown the vegetables, until mixture begins to thicken and ingredients are well incorporated, 3-5 minutes. Pour in rum to deglaze skillet and allow alcohol to evaporate. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 That was the best deal among suburbs in the area that are incorporated as cities, slightly better than the 1,370 square foot deals in Lincoln and the 1,310 square feet that $1,500 rent gets in Rancho Cordova and Woodland. Ryan Lillis, sacbee, "See what $1,500 a month in rent gets you in Sacramento and the suburbs | The Sacramento Bee," 28 Feb. 2018 Add the chocolate, and continue stirring for another 2 to 4 minutes, until chocolate is fully incorporated and mixture is quite thick. 6. Jessica Fecteau,, "Jennifer Garner Says This 'Basic, Delicious, Easy to Make' Recipe Is a Dessert 'Your Kids Will Love'," 6 June 2018 The 60- to 150-kilowatt system will be integrated into the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer’s power systems and incorporated with its Aegis Combat System, a ship-defense system used across the Navy—and also built by Lockheed., "The Navy Wants a Laser to Blow Drones Out of the Sky," 2 Mar. 2018 Increase the heat to medium; once the mixture starts to boil, stir in the peanut butter until well incorporated; cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly done. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "Peanut butter helps West African-style stew find sweet spot | Charlotte Observer," 22 Feb. 2018 Add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl, beating until smooth and the flour is evenly incorporated. Scrape down the bowl, making sure the ingredients are combined and smooth. Noelle Carter,, "Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day with this recipe," 12 June 2018

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1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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: formed into a legal corporation in the U.S.

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