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incubator

in·cu·ba·tor

incubator

 
pronunciation:
Ingk y beI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a temperature-controlled apparatus in which ideal conditions are maintained for the recovery of sick or premature infants.
 
definition 2: an apparatus providing artificial warmth to enable eggs to hatch.
definition 3: an apparatus providing ideal conditions for the growth of bacterial cultures.
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