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im·bi·bi·tion

 (ĭm′bə-bĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The act of imbibing.
2. Chemistry Absorption of fluid by a colloid or porous solid that often results in swelling.

im′bi·bi′tion·al adj.

imbibition

(ˌɪmbɪˈbɪʃən)
n
1. (Chemistry) chem the absorption or adsorption of a liquid by a gel or solid
2. (Photography) photog the absorption of dyes by gelatine, used in some colour printing processes
3. obsolete the act of imbibing

im•bi•bi•tion

(ˌɪm bəˈbɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of imbibing.
2. the absorption of solvent by a gel.
im`bi•bi′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imbibition - (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
absorption, soaking up - (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
2.imbibition - the act of consuming liquidsimbibition - the act of consuming liquids  
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
guzzling, swilling, gulping - the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
potation - the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)
Translations

im·bi·bi·tion

n. imbibición, absorción de un líquido por un sólido causante de inflamación.
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Seed imbibition using priming technology is one organic strategy in which the hydric conditions initiate the mechanisms essential to seed germination, but it does not induce the protrusion of radicles.
This study was aimed to investigate the effect of two different disinfectant agents on the dimensional stability of commercially available modern alginate impression materials in terms of syneresis and imbibition.
This period was called as the rapid water absorption period, the imbibition peak finished after soaking for 10 h.
For each species, there is a critical value of osmotic potential below which germination does not occur, as well as a temperature that influences seed imbibition speed also on the biochemical reactions that define the entire germination process.
The initial survival of skin grafts depends on plasmatic imbibition, a process in which nutrients are diffused from the graft bed during the first 24-48 hours.
The germination capacity was observed on the 10th day after seed imbibition.
Due to difficulties found concerning germination among forest species, alternative tests, like water imbibition curve and electrical conductivity tests under controlled conditions are being applied in many laboratories with the objective of defining seed vigor and viability.