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implant

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implantim‧plant1 /ɪmˈplɑːnt $ ɪmˈplænt/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 START TO HAPPEN, EXIST ETCCAUSE[transitive] to strongly fix an idea, feeling, attitude etc in someone’s mind or characterimplant something in something 🔊 A deep sense of patriotism had been implanted in him by his father.2 MH[transitive] to put something into someone’s body by performing a medical operation 🔊 Surgeons successfully implanted an artificial hip.implant something in/into something 🔊 A donor egg fertilised by her husband’s sperm will be implanted in her womb.3 [intransitive] medical if an egg or embryo implants, it begins to develop normally 🔊 The fertilized egg implants and becomes a foetus.implantation /ˌɪmplɑːnˈteɪʃən $ -plæn-/ noun [uncountable]
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implantThe patient ends up not knowing how to differentiate between what are her own thoughts, and those which have been implanted.This would implant an electronic smart card in cars' engine-management systems, to monitor the quantity of polluting emissions.A rush of blood went to Rosheen's head as the infection he had implanted did its work.The eggs were removed and injected with sperm, and the fertilized eggs were implanted in her uterus.Most people need to read something several times before it is implanted in their memory.Be honest about any prejudices that might be implanted in your mind.Dr. DeVries implanted the artificial heart in Clark in 1982.
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implantim‧plant2 /ˈɪmplɑːnt $ -plænt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MHsomething artificial that is put into someone’s body in a medical operationtransplant 🔊 silicone breast implants
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implantWhy then do some units use expensive implants and risk closure when the money runs out?These are interchangeable heel implants for protection in training or extra lift in competition - simply by switching the implant.Despite this opposition, the first human implant took place in 1980.The history of implants has been equally painful; implants can shift or turn themselves upside down.A few years ago, he had replaced her squished left eye with her first optic implant.Some actresses have had their breasts enlarged with implants for career reasons.
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Verb table
implant
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyimplant
he, she, itimplants
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyimplanted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave implanted
he, she, ithas implanted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad implanted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill implant
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have implanted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam implanting
he, she, itis implanting
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you, we, theyare implanting
Past
I, he, she, itwas implanting
you, we, theywere implanting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been implanting
he, she, ithas been implanting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been implanting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be implanting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been implanting
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