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imbibition

 [im″bĭ-bish´un]
absorption of a liquid.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn),
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel, thereby increasing its size.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition

/im·bi·bi·tion/ (im″bĭ-bish´un) absorption of a liquid.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn)
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition

The taking up of fluid as by absorption into a gel.

imbibition

the uptake of water by, for example, the dry seed, that causes GERMINATION to start. The process is due, not to SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY through a membrane, but rather to the property of water ADSORPTION by colloidal particles such as cellulose, pectin and cytoplasmic proteins, using chemical and electrostatic attraction.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn)
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition (im´bibish´ən),

n the absorption of liquid. Gel structures are particularly susceptible to imbibition.

imbibition

absorption of a liquid.
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As for GSI, the best indices were achieved in the later soaking period, while the worst ratio was observed around 6 hours of imbibition (Figure 1D).
These rates are in accordance with the imbibition curve as well as the germination and conductivity in which the negative correlation between these variables indicated that the higher conductivity is related to the lower germination and reduced in the vigor of the seed (VIEIRA et al.
The governing equation for imbibition phenomenon at common interface is in the form of non linear partial differential equation.
It is completely surrounded by an impermeable surface except at one end of the cylinder, which is labelled as imbibition surface (x = 0) and this end exposed to an adjacent formation of the injected conductive liquid (I) and choose the effect of variable attractive magnetic field such that it increases injecting phase pressure by ([mu][H.
After spontaneous imbibition the percentage of surface acting agents are available.
So, spontaneous imbibition of brine without surfactant was performed for 14 days.
Five replicates (50 seeds each) were recorded for every imbibition point.
Maize seeds were used because of the importance of coating on this seed and because studies have been previously carried out on the imbibition of non-coated maize seeds (Bruckler, 1983a,b).
The increase was most accentuated after 84 h of imbibitions at 30[degrees]C, a period in which root protrusion was also observed at this temperature, displaying activity equivalent to 333.
The data obtained using cores A, B, and C (with the same length and different diameters) shows that reproducible spontaneous imbibitions measurements can be obtained when the water imbibed is scaled with PV.
Interestingly, in both species the positive action of hydropriming was observed after a partial imbibition, at the first part of the typical triphasic imbibition curve.