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Imbibe

Imbibe

1. To drink in; to absorb; to suck or take in; to receive as by drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a sponge imbibes moisture.

2. To receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to imbibe principles; to imbibe errors.

3. To saturate; to imbue. Earth, imbibed with . . . Acid.

Origin: L. Imbibere; pref. Im- in _ bibere to drink: cf. F. Imbiber. Cf. Bib, Imbue, potable.


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Re: Name a random science fact!

-Every time you drink a glass of water, the odds are good that you imbibe at least one molecule that passed through the bladder of Oliver Cromwell. It's just elementary probability theory. The number of molecules per glassful is hugely greater then the number ...

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by CorwinPrinceOfAmber
Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:32 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
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Re: Name a random science fact!

-Every time you drink a glass of water, the odds are good that you imbibe at least one molecule that passed through the bladder of Oliver Cromwell. It's just elementary probability theory. The number of molecules per glassful is hugely greater then the number ...

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by Chroma
Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
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Can plants absorb sucrose?

... it an issue of osmosis and not one of whether or not they can actually use the sugar. The problem would be whether it was possible for the seed to imbibe enough water to start the germination process. We still need to do another experiment and finish compiling our data for the current one but it ...

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by lolkennon
Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:27 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Can plants absorb sucrose?
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The Fiber Disease

... but only under expert supervision, as already said. It is not 'cutting out the middle man' to sit with ivermectin, wondering whether to imbibe or not. It is unclear whether some are imbibing different drugs together at crazy doses. Sooner or later, someone is going to die. Tam tam is ...

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by Cilla
Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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