incubation

noun in·cu·ba·tion \ ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən , ˌin- \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of incubation

1 : the act or process of incubating

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First Known Use of incubation

1646

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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INCUBATION Defined for Kids

incubation

noun in·cu·ba·tion \ ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən \

Definition of incubation for Students

1 : the act or process of incubating
  • incubation of eggs
2 : the period of time between infection with germs and the appearance of symptoms of illness or disease

Medical Dictionary

incubation

noun in·cu·ba·tion \ ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən, ˌin- \

medical Definition of incubation

1 : the act or process of incubating

incubational

play \-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl\ adjective


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