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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of consuming liquids.

Usage examples (27)
  • Other seeds harvested at ECHO for our seedbank are dried thoroughly, but not so much that such imbibition injury is likely.
  • The fluid finds its way between the epithelial cells in the deeper layers, apparently being taken into some of the superficial cells by imbibition.
  • To manage this little feeding organism, with its wondrous instinct and capacity of imbibition, is the first great question after that of race is settled.
  • No blood-vessels pass into these tissues; the cells derive their nourishment by the imbibition of the plasma of the blood exuded into the subjacent tissue. for more
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