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impregnation

 [im″preg-na´shun]

im·preg·na·tion

(im'preg-nā'shŭn),
1. The act of making pregnant.
See also: saturation.
2. The process of diffusing or permeating with another substance, as in metallic impregnation of tissue components with silver nitrate or ammoniacal silver.
See also: saturation.

impregnation

Chemistry
The saturation of a material with a liquid.

Biology
The union of sperm with an ovum; fertilisation is widely preferred in the working medical parlance.

impregnation

The act or process of making pregnant, fertilizing or inseminating.
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In this section, the adsorbents are prepared by the impregnation method and with SiO2 as carrier, and the adsorbed effect is shown in Fig.3 (a) and Fig.3 (b).
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Impregnation was done with an aqueous solution of Ludox[R] AS-30 colloidal silica (Sigma-Aldrich).
Removing the lipid content from the tissue sections before impregnation is an essential step for success with the epoxy resin technique.
This acquisition also enhances Henkel's global footprint in impregnation services by adding to Henkel's existing network of European and Asian process centers.
The results suggested that RP-enriched organic fertilizer with optimum impregnation ratio of RP and compost, time of application and rate of application had a pronounced effect on nodulation, growth and yield of lentil as compared to recommended chemical phosphatic fertilizer.
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