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  • 1 Imbibing — Imbibe Im*bibe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbibing}.] [L. imbibere; pref. im in + bibere to drink: cf. F. imbiber. Cf. {Bib}, {Imbue}, {Potable}.] 1. To drink in; to absorb; to soak up; to suck or take in; to receive as by… …

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  • 2 imbibing — noun The act by which something is imbibed. Many women neglected the daily herbal baths and imbibings which helped pelvic dilation …

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  • 3 imbibing — im·bibe || ɪm baɪb v. drink; absorb; take in …

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  • 4 imbibing — noun the act of consuming liquids • Syn: ↑drinking, ↑imbibition • Derivationally related forms: ↑imbibe (for: ↑imbibition), ↑imbibe, ↑drink ( …

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  • 5 Christian views on alcohol — Jesus making wine from water in The Marriage at Cana, a 14th century fresco from the Visoki Dečani monastery. Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1,800 years of church history, Christians consumed alcoholic beverages as …

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  • 6 imbibe — [[t]ɪmba͟ɪb[/t]] imbibes, imbibing, imbibed 1) VERB To imbibe alcohol means to drink it. [FORMAL, often HUMOROUS] [V n] They were used to imbibing enormous quantities of alcohol... No one believes that current nondrinkers should be encouraged to… …

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  • 7 Imbibition — is defined as the displacement of one fluid by another immiscible fluid. This process is controlled and affected by a variety of factors. The capillary number ( Ca ) and the mobility ratio ( M ) have the greatest importance. A classification of… …

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  • 8 Christianity and alcohol — Throughout the first 1,800 years of church history, Christians consumed alcoholic beverages as a common part of everyday life and nearly always used wine (that is, fermented grape juice) in their central rite the Eucharist or Lord s Supper. [] In …

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  • 9 suctorial — /suk tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. 1. adapted for sucking or suction, as an organ; functioning as a sucker for imbibing or adhering. 2. having sucking organs; imbibing or adhering by suckers. 3. pertaining to or characterized by suction. [1825 35; < …

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  • 10 Nonukah — Logo designed by F Town, King of Nonukah 2009. Type Festival Significance A holiday celebrated by those who never quite managed to plan their Hanukah party on time …

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  • 11 suctorial — suc•to•ri•al [[t]sʌkˈtɔr i əl, ˈtoʊr [/t]] adj. 1) bio adapted for sucking or suction, as an organ; functioning as a sucker for imbibing or adhering 2) bio having sucking organs; imbibing or adhering by suckers • Etymology: 1825–35; < NL… …

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  • 12 suctorial — /sʌkˈtɔriəl/ (say suk tawreeuhl) adjective 1. adapted for sucking or suction, as an organ; functioning as a sucker, whether for imbibing or for adhering. 2. having sucking organs; imbibing or adhering by suckers. 3. relating to or characterised… …

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  • 13 drinking — noun 1. the act of consuming liquids (Freq. 10) • Syn: ↑imbibing, ↑imbibition • Derivationally related forms: ↑imbibe (for: ↑imbibition), ↑imbibe ( …

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  • 14 imbibition — noun 1. (chemistry) the absorption of a liquid by a solid or gel • Derivationally related forms: ↑imbibe • Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science • Hypernyms: ↑absorption, ↑ …

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  • 15 Absorption — Ab*sorp tion, n. [L. absorptio, fr. absorbere. See {Absorb}.] 1. The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe… …

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  • 16 Bibulous — Bib u*lous, a. [L. bibulus, fr. bibere to drink. See {Bib}, v. t. ] 1. Readily imbibing fluids or moisture; spongy; as, bibulous blotting paper. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined to drink; addicted to tippling. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Drinking — Drink ing, n. 1. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing. [1913 Webster] 2. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster] 3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal. [1913 Webster] Note: Drinking is used… …

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  • 18 Drinking horn — Drinking Drink ing, n. 1. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing. [1913 Webster] 2. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster] 3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal. [1913 Webster] Note: Drinking is …

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  • 19 Imbibe — Im*bibe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbibing}.] [L. imbibere; pref. im in + bibere to drink: cf. F. imbiber. Cf. {Bib}, {Imbue}, {Potable}.] 1. To drink in; to absorb; to soak up; to suck or take in; to receive as by… …

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  • 20 Imbibed — Imbibe Im*bibe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbibing}.] [L. imbibere; pref. im in + bibere to drink: cf. F. imbiber. Cf. {Bib}, {Imbue}, {Potable}.] 1. To drink in; to absorb; to soak up; to suck or take in; to receive as by… …

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