Usage examples for impregnation

  1. The excessive use of the stallion can be avoided by practising artificial impregnation of a part of the mares that he is called to serve. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. The antipathy communicated to the metal by its being soaked for a certain time in an alkaline solution prevents impregnation – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. In the light of the facts I have briefly summarised, we have been able in the former chapters to indicate how sexuality began, with the male element developed from the primary female organism, his sole function being her impregnation how this was seized upon and continued through the advantage gained by the mixing of the two germ- plasms, which, on the whole, resembling one another somewhat closely, yet differ in details, and thus introduce new opportunities of progress into the life- elements; and how, in this way, differentiation of function between the male and the female was set up. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  4. Only a few male plants are kept for impregnation – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  5. To ascertain the fact was easy, by a direct experiment; and as the point is important, I shall relate in detail what was done by my secretary and myself on the 29. June 1788. Aware, that in summer the males usually leave the hive at the warmest time of the day, it was natural for me to conclude that if the queens were also obliged to go out for impregnation instinct would induce them to do so at the same time as the males. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  6. Impregnation Methods Methods of partially overcoming the shrinkage by impregnation of the cell walls with organic materials closely allied to the wood substance itself are in use. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  7. A rough truth, madam, I should define to be that description of truth which is not imparted to mankind without a powerful impregnation of the roughness of the teller. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. It invariably follows that, as soon as impregnation takes place, the stomach from that moment takes on an irritable state, and is more susceptible to the action of unfavorable agents. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  9. All this, except the impregnation with primuline, should be done in the dark room. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  10. How these influence each other, when and under what circumstances the spermatia are instrumental in impregnation of the sporidia, is still matter of mystery. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  11. Five days after impregnation the gland is about 2 cm. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  12. The time which elapses from the impregnation of the eggs to their hatching out varies according to the temperature of the water, a fairly average time is about ninety days. – Amateur Fish Culture by Charles Edward Walker
  13. Certainly my own impregnation with the obscurely- defined but keenly- felt loveliness of the open sea dates from the first week of my ninth year. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  14. Within the last few years, however, while digging upon the adjacent eminence for the foundations of the west wing of the new infirmary, it would seem as if the course of the water had been disturbed, or some other change produced, the consequence of which is, that now the larger spring appears to possess hardly any chalybeate impregnation whilst the smaller one is much weaker than formerly. – The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 by William Finden
  15. There are frequently fifteen hundred or two thousand in a hive; and, according to Swammerdam, it is necessary they should be numerous, that the emanation proceeding from them may have an intensity or energy sufficient to effect impregnation – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  16. This change is known to the adult as " impregnation to the little child it may be presented as " an awakening" of the sleeping seeds, so that they begin to grow, to develop, to expand and push out, until we have the full- grown seeds seen in the delicious and juicy roasting ear. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  17. The flowers are then thrown over the female palm to produce impregnation – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  18. She, indeed, created him, his sole function being her impregnation – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley