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2 definitions found
 for Imbibing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a
        sponge imbibes moisture.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to
        imbibe principles; to imbibe errors.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To saturate; to imbue. [Obs.] "Earth, imbibed with . . .
        acid." --Sir I. Newton.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  imbibing
      n 1: the act of consuming liquids [syn: drinking, imbibing,
           imbibition]

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