Definitions for "Incubation"
Keywords:  hatch, egg, brooding, nest, warm
A sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, (eggs) to develop the life within, by any process.
The maintenance (of a living organism, such as microorganisms or a premature baby) in appropriate conditions, such as of temperature, humidity, or atmospheric composition, for growth.
Time taken for eggs to hatch.
A sleeping in a consecrated place for the purpose of dreaming oracular dreams.
A temporary period of habitation in a temple in anticipation of divine revelation or in petition for a particular request.
Incubation is the religious practice of sleeping in a sacred area with the intention of experiencing a divinely inspired dream or cure. Incubation was practised by members of the cult of Asclepius. Votive offerings found at his ritual centres at Epidaurus, Pergamum, and Rome detail the perceived effectiveness of the method.
Finding the solution to a problem after ignoring it for some time.
The name of that period of unconscious mental work which most traditional explanations of the creative process hold must occur before an insight can form. to keep in a favorable for development, a phase of development in problem-solving.
The hypothetical process of continuing to work on a problem unconsciously after one has ceased to work on that problem consciously. Most contemporary investigators are skeptical about whether such a process truly exists.
The gradual development in some interior environment, until fully formed; as, the incubation time for developing a new drug may be longer than ten years from its first discovery.
Placing a sample in a controlled condition to allow growth or chemical/enzymatic reaction to take place. In drug discovery assays, it is important that the filter plate not weep during the incubations.
(pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear
Essentially refers to the period between a pathogenic organism entering the body and the beginning of its effects on the body.
the interval between contact with the microbe and developing symptoms and signs of infection.
Incubation was a turn-based strategy computer game from Blue Byte Software released in 1997. In the game, the player controls a squad of soldiers, as in the first X-COM title. The game was one of the first strategy titles to use fully 3D graphics, and supported hardware acceleration on the 3dfx Voodoo.
Keywords:  isle, lite, battle, clone, flash
Incubation is a clone of "Incubation, Battle isle phase four" for mobile phones that support Flash Lite.
'one-stop' delivery of business support services for new firms, often linked to a university or large public research institution – traditionally, the package includes inexpensive accommodation, but virtual incubation is becoming more common
The development of a disease from its causes, or its period of incubation. (See below.)
the period leading up to a disease.
The time a disease takes to first show its appearance after exposure to the disease
maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
time taken to develop.