HyperDic: insemination

English > 2 senses of the word insemination:
NOUNactinseminationthe act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
actinseminationthe introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
insemination > pronunciation
Soundsihnseh.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > insemination: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.).
Broaderplantingputting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow
Spanishinseminación
Verbsinseminateplace seeds in or on (the ground)
English > insemination: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female.
Part ofsexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledgeThe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
Narrowerartificial insemination, AIThe introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishinseminación
Catalaninseminació
Verbsinseminateintroduce semen into (a female)

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