incubate

[v] - develop under favorable conditions, such as germs and bacteria
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incubate

Keeping eggs or embryos in the right conditions so that they can grow and develop. Birds to sit on their eggs keeping them warm until they hatch. Turtles and snakes will often bury their eggs to incubate underground by themselves.
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Incubate

In'cu·bate intransitive verb & t. [ imperfect & past participle Incubated ; present participle & verbal noun Incubating .] [ Latin incubatus , past participle incubare to lie on; prefix in- in, on + cubare t...
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incubate

(in´ku-bāt) to subject to or to undergo incubation. material that has undergone incubation.
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Incubate

• (v. i. & t.) To sit, as on eggs for hatching; to brood; to brood upon, or keep warm, as eggs, for the purpose of hatching.
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incubate

incubate A hen incubates her eggs, hatching them by sitting or lying on them.
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Incubate

[festival] Incubate is an annual multidisciplinary arts festival in Tilburg, Netherlands. It takes place every September. Incubate began in 2005 as ZXZW, but changed its name in 2009 to `Incubate` after a request from the Austin, US-based festival SXSW. The festival exhibits a diverse view on indie culture as a whole, including music, conte...
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Incubate

to maintain eggs in conditions favorable to development and hatching.
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Incubate

to maintain in an environment suitable for development or hatching. In leafcutting bees, cocoons with mature larvae are warmed after diapause to promote adult emergence.
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Incubate

Of a hen, to sit on and hatch eggs (Morris 1992).
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Incubate

To keep eggs warm so that embryos develop and hatch. The adult peregrines incubate the eggs by sitting on them. They also turn the eggs with their beaks from time to time. Incubation extends for 33 days.
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Incubate

The process of keeping eggs warm in order to hatch them.
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Incubate

to apply the required conditions (heat and humidity) to eggs to allow embryos to develop and chicks to hatch out
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Incubate

To maintain favorable conditions for hatching fertile eggs.
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