What does impregnation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impregnation(noun)

    material with which something is impregnated

    "the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue"

  2. impregnation, saturation(noun)

    the process of totally saturating something with a substance

    "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether"

  3. fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnation(noun)

    creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant


  1. impregnation(Noun)

    The act of making pregnant; fertilization.

  2. impregnation(Noun)

    The fact or process of imbuing or saturating with something; diffusion of some element, idea etc. through a medium or substance.

  3. impregnation(Noun)

    That with which anything is impregnated.

  4. impregnation(Noun)

    An ore deposit, with indefinite boundaries, consisting of rock impregnated with ore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impregnation(noun)

    the act of impregnating or the state of being impregnated; fecundation

  2. Impregnation(noun)

    the fusion of a female germ cell (ovum) with a male germ cell (in animals, a spermatozoon) to form a single new cell endowed with the power of developing into a new individual; fertilization; fecundation

  3. Impregnation(noun)

    that with which anything is impregnated

  4. Impregnation(noun)

    intimate mixture; influsion; saturation

  5. Impregnation(noun)

    an ore deposit, with indefinite boundaries, consisting of rock impregnated with ore

  6. Origin: [Cf. F. imprgnation, LL. impraegnatio.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impregnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impregnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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