adjective see incubate

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  • Incubatory — In*cu ba*to*ry, a. Serving for incubation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incubatory — adj. [L. in, in; cubare, to lie down] Pertaining to animals that brood their young …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • incubatory — adj. providing or serving for incubation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incubatory — in·cu·ba·to·ry …   English syllables

  • incubatory — ˈiŋkyəbəˌtōrē, ˈink , | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|bād.ərē, ə̇nˈkyübəˌtōrē adjective : relating to or serving for incubation …   Useful english dictionary

  • incubatory carrier — An individual who is incubating a pathogen in large numbers but is not yet ill …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • Peter Kingsley (scholar) — Peter Kingsley is the author of three books and numerous articles on ancient philosophy, including Ancient Philosophy, Mystery and Magic , In the Dark Places of Wisdom , and Reality . He has written extensively on the pre Socratic philosophers… …   Wikipedia

  • incubate — verb ( bated; bating) Etymology: Latin incubatus, past participle of incubare, from in + cubare to lie Date: 1641 transitive verb 1. a. to sit on (eggs) so as to hatch by the warmth of the body b. to maintain (as an embryo or a chemically active… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Pythagoreanism — Bust of Pythagoras Pythagoreanism was the system of esoteric and metaphysical beliefs held by Pythagoras and his followers, the Pythagoreans, who were considerably influenced by mathematics. Pythagoreanism originated in the 5th century BCE and… …   Wikipedia

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