implants|implanted|implantingɪm'plænt /-'plɑːnt noun +a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue verb +fix or set securely or deeply +become attached to and embedded in the uterus +put firmly in the mind
They spent months implanting that notion in his mind.
2 graft, root, embed, inlay:
You must implant the scion nearer the main stem.
3 graft, scion, ingraft; insert:
Are they really experimenting with brain implants to improve the memory?
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun +verb into sth) 1[VN] (written) to fix an idea, attitude, etc. firmly in sb's mind: Prejudices can easily become implanted in the mind. 2[VN] to put sth (usually sth artificial) into a part of the body for medical purposes, usually by means of an operation: an electrode implanted into the brain + So far, only one person has survived an operation to implant an artificial heart. Compare: TRANSPLANT 3[V] (of an egg or an EMBRYO) to become fixed inside the body of a person or an animal so that it can start to develop: The embryo is placed into the uterus where it has a chance to implant. implantation noun [U]: the implantation of the fertilized ovum +noun something that is put into a person's body in a medical operation: silicone breast implants Compare: TRANSPLANT
Random quote: I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.: Confucius