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Meaning of IMBIBITION

Pronunciation:  `imbi'bishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of consuming liquids
  2. [n]  (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel
 

IMBIBITION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: drinking, imbibing
 
 See Also: absorption, consumption, gulping, guzzling, ingestion, intake, potation, soaking up, swilling, uptake

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`bi*bi"tion\, n. [Cf. F. imbibition.]
The act or process of imbibing, or absorbing; as, the
post-mortem imbibition of poisons. --Bacon.

 

 

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