- to take in; ingest.
Origin of incept
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Examples from the Web for incepting
Gravitation is the incepting energy influence of the operation.
This, however, is not of necessity the only aspect of an incepting influence.
No change has really occurred in the incepting energy conditions.
What is the incepting influence in this process of transformation?
The incepting energy influence is found in the residual magnetism.
- (of organisms) to ingest (food)
- British (formerly) to take a master's or doctor's degree at a university
- botany a rudimentary organ
C19: from Latin inceptus begun, attempted, from incipere to begin, take in hand, from in- ² + capere to take
Word Origin and History for incepting
1560s, from Latin inceptus, past participle of incipere "to begin" (see inception). Related: Incepted.
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