- develop under favorable conditions, such as germs and bacteriaFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=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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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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/I/39
(in´ku-bāt) to subject to or to undergo incubation. material that has undergone incubation.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (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.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/incubate/
incubate A hen incubates her eggs, hatching them by sitting or lying on them.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/582/
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incubate_(festival)
to maintain eggs in conditions favorable to development and hatching.Found on http://www.kingsnake.com/articles/Glossary.html
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.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21517
Of a hen, to sit on and hatch eggs (Morris 1992).Found on http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/bio/glsry.htm
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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The process of keeping eggs warm in order to hatch them.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22217
to apply the required conditions (heat and humidity) to eggs to allow embryos to develop and chicks to hatch outFound on http://afspoultry.ca.uky.edu/extension-glossary
To maintain favorable conditions for hatching fertile eggs.Found on http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/glossary-definitions-of-common-terms-for-
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