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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are used for cultivating bacteria...

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incubator

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 33 words.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator

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incubator

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are used for cultivating bacteria...

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 31 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 31 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 31 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 33 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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incubator <i>n.</i> (<i>Aus., Sydney</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

a wife.

1900 Bulletin (Sydney) 20 Oct. 29/2: A Sydney ‘push’ synonym for wife is ‘incubator.’

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Schools as Reform Incubators

William T. Pink.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education. 15400 words.

From a comprehensive analysis of the extant educational literature on school change, it is evident that two activities are essential for the successful reform of schools in the United...

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incubator

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 21 words.

A device that provides a microenvironment favorable to the growth and development of organisms such as bacteria or fertilized eggs.

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incubator

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 21 words.

A device that provides a microenvironment favorable to the growth and development of organisms such as bacteria or fertilized eggs.

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incubator

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

meaning ‘a device for keeping a baby at a constant temperature’, is spelt -or not -er.

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incubator

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

Spelt -or, not -er.

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incubator

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 39 words.

any closable, heat‐insulated cabinet that is maintained at a constant internal temperature (and, sometimes, humidity and/or atmosphere) and that is

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incubator

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

meaning ‘a device for keeping a baby at a constant temperature’, is spelt -or not -er.

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Brazil’s social economic incubators

Reinaldo Pacheco da Costa.

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 5893 words.

In the 1980s, coinciding with the struggle for Brazil's re-democratisation, the Solidarity Economy movement emerged as an alternative to an economic plan that resulted in massive...

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 60 words.

A piece of laboratory equipment consisting of a closed chamber used for the cultivation of bacteria or fungi on solid

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Incubators as Tools for Entrepreneurship Promotion in Developing Countries

İ. Semih Akçomak.

in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 14115 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the extant literature on incubators, and provides a novel typology of incubators. Incubators are classified along two dimensions: profit versus...

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Incubation of incubators: innovation as a triple helix of university-industry-government networks

Henry Etzkowitz.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

The shift of university-industry linkages from a linear to an interactive innovation model is visible especially in the history of the university business incubator. Transcending the...

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Are incubators and science parks effective for research spin-offs? Evidence from Italy

Elisa Salvador and Secondo Rolfo.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

In recent years there has been an increasing focus on the research spin-off phenomenon. Spin-off firms are recognised as an important opportunity for universities. Notwithstanding the...

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A new ‘turbulence incubator’ for measuring primary production in non-stratified waters

Klaus Gocke and Jürgen Lenz.

in Journal of Plankton Research

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7648 words.

The so-called ‘turbulence incubator’ overcomes an essential disadvantage of static in situ incubations where at high irradiances an artificial photoinhibition is caused by neglecting...

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