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incubator

noun
     
incubator
Related topics: Birth, Hospital
in‧cu‧ba‧tor [countable]
1MBMH a piece of hospital equipment into which very small or weak babies are put to keep them alive and warm
2TA a heated container for keeping eggs warm until they hatch (=the young birds are born)
3 an organization which helps new businesses to develop by giving them office space, services, and equipment, and providing them with business and technical advice:
a high-tech incubator on the East coast

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