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1. To impress; to mark by pressure; to indent; to stamp. And sees his num'rous herds imprint her sands. (Prior)

2. To stamp or mark, as letters on paper, by means of type, plates, stamps, or the like; to print the mark (figures, letters, etc, upon something). Nature imprints upon whate'er we see, That has a heart and life in it, Be free.' (Cowper)

3. To fix indelibly or permanently, as in the mind or memory; to impress. Ideas of those two different things distinctly imprinted on his mind. (Locke)

Origin: oe. Emprenten, f. Empreint, p. P. Of empreindre to imprint, fr. L. Imprimere to impres, imprint. See 1st in-, print, and cf. Impress.

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... that this “something else”is natural light. When waves of light are composed by different shapes of vibrations, they are carryng the code for imprint life to matter. But, then, which is the source of primordial natural light? This mystery is a key that open the question to all possibilities. ...

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... identical gene changes within just two decades, apparently to cope with global warming. What we're showing is that global warming is leaving its imprint on genes," says Raymond Huey at the University of Washington in Seattle, US, who made the discovery with colleagues. "For this to ...

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by scottie
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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... experience, start out slowly, and never do so much exercise that it weakens you from taking care of the baby (these are the precious times that imprint on him and you so much. You are establishing the world as he will see it). And eating fresh and healthy foods now, will establish a good eating ...

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by kolean
Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: dieting
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... something similar. More likely that some are just better at noticing when mom moves away and are faster walkers. 3. Most birds are geared to imprint on certain traits. For waterfowl the important traits are movement and sound. So ducklings will tend to imprint on the obect near them that ...

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by CoffeaRobusta
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Ducks!
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The Fiber Disease

... are in the process of constructing a descriptive matrix that will inform current mechanisms for predicting task performance under stress (i.e., IMPRINT) and will evaluate stress-related performance deviations under vibration, noise, and time pressure conditions together with proposed work to ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
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