Home

Cite

Synonyms of incubation

Noun


1. incubation, care, attention, aid, tending

usage: maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development

2. incubation, phase, stage

usage: (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear

3. brooding, incubation, parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing

usage: sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: incubation (Dictionary)