imbibition


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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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The programme scheduled to be held at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel in KL this Sunday (July 21) from 5pm to 7pm, will feature Brahma Kumaris' European director BK Jayanti, an authority on applied spirituality with in-depth imbibition of virtues.
The delay of germination was due to salinity affect the water uptake of the seeds, which is the first step to occur germination process (i.e., imbibition).
We assessed five parameters: 1) germination capacity (GC), namely the percentage of germinated seeds under each treatment, 2) minimum imbibition time ([T.sub.mi]), that is the minimum time in days required for the first seed to start germinating, 3) time in days necessary for reaching 50 % germination capacity or mean germination time ([T.sub.50]) (Naranjo et al., 2003), 4) emergence velocity index (EVI) in days, which is the average number of days it takes the seeds to germinate after sowing, and 5) germination mean time (GMT) in days, that is the average number of days it takes the seeds to germinate since the beginning of germination (Ruiz & Terenti, 2012).
Alginate impression material possess the qualities of good surface detail and show errors also like tear over deep undercuts, unstable in the presence of moisture, less accurate reproduction of details.5 It has dimensional changes as a result of synersis or evaporation of water when exposed to air and imbibition or gaining of water when exposed to moisture.
(27) Then, they were stored in a humidifier for 24 hours to await the maturation process recommended for glass ionomer cements, and to avoid syneresis and imbibition. This storage condition was maintained until the beginning of the experimental stage.
The weighing of the diaspores and seeds was carried out at the beginning of the experiment (time zero) and at pre-established intervals: every two hours in the first six-hour-interval, at the 12th and the 24th hour, and every 24 hours after that, until imbibition stabilization was observed, which occurred on the 28th (672 hours) after the beginning of the experiment.
pituitary stalk thickening, pituitary enlargement, intense homogeneous post-contrast imbibition in adenohypophysis, and absence of high-intense signal in neurohypophysis on T1-weighted images (3).
In cases of capsular injuries, an intra-articular injection was performed under ultrasound guidance, and post-injection sonographic survey was performed to ensure imbibition of the injectate into the site of injury.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Curves imbibition of algaroba (Prosopis juliflora (SW) DC) at temperatures 20[degrees]C, 30[degrees]C e 20-30[degrees]C on paper substrate.
Seed C, N and P starts to remobilize soon after the seed imbibition and supports the developing seedling sinks (Nadeem et al., 2011).