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implant

im·plant

implant

 
pronunciation:
ihm plaent
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: implanted, implanting, implants
definition 1: to plant or embed in something.
similar words:
root
definition 2: to establish firmly in someone's mind; instill.
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part of speech: noun
definition: something planted or established firmly in something else, esp. in living tissue by surgery.
similar words:
graft
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derivations: implantation (n.), implanter (n.)
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