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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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Theories - Origin of Life

... natural systems, which must explain all questions about these transition, first of all, the emergency of complexes molecules? How is the code that imprints the dynamism into matter transferred by light? How is this code imprinted in natural light? I have found that the solution suggested by Matrix/DNA ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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... coming throughout natural light. When a electro-magnetic spectrum of light penetrates inertial matter, its seven kind of vibrations (frequencies) imprints the process of life's cycle into that matter. But, then, the models does not answer a fundamental question: what's the source of this light? ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The question of life...
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a question on gentic fiddling as it were

It would be feasible, but the chromosomes would all have male imprints (a particular type of methylation) and I don't know if you'd get something viable. Some recent work indicates that only the maternal chromosomes get used in the earliest developmental ...

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by Darby
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: a question on gentic fiddling as it were
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Views: 1728

Re: How do I cram for the exam???

... incredibly helpful. I've started to make flashcards (especially for concepts of definitions I have trouble with) and I find the act of writing it imprints it on my mind. Also, you're forced to spend a much longer amount of time on each concept when you write it as opposed to quickly skimming or ...

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by ridefluffypowder
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do I cram for the exam???
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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

... family's fortunate enough to be well-off so she's never had to deal with a living environment without sufficient resources. Growing up her family imprints their values on her - generosity, good morals, etc. Does she continue along this path? Or does her "genetic program" start to kick ...

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by alextemplet
Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Reconciling Faith with Evolution
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