verb (used with object), infringed, infringing.
to commit a breach or infraction of; violate or transgress:
to infringe a copyright; to infringe a rule.
verb (used without object), infringed, infringing.
to encroach or trespass (usually followed by on or upon):
Don’t infringe on his privacy.
(transitive) to violate or break (a law, an agreement, etc)
(intransitive; foll by on or upon) to encroach or trespass
mid-15c., enfrangen, “to violate,” from Latin infringere “to damage, break off, break, bruise,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + frangere “to break” (see fraction). Meaning of “encroach” first recorded c.1760. Related: Infringed; infringing.
[in-fyuh-luh] /ˈɪn fyə lə/ noun, plural infulae [in-fyuh-lee] /ˈɪn fyəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop.
[in-fyuh-luh] /ˈɪn fyə lə/ noun, plural infulae [in-fyuh-lee] /ˈɪn fyəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop. /ˈɪnfjʊliː/ plural noun (sing) -la (-lə) 1. the two ribbons hanging from the back of a bishop’s mitre
[in-fuhn-dib-yuh-luh m] /ˌɪn fʌnˈdɪb yə ləm/ noun, plural infundibula [in-fuhn-dib-yuh-luh] /ˌɪn fʌnˈdɪb yə lə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a funnel-shaped organ or part. 2. a funnel-shaped extension of the hypothalamus connecting the pituitary gland to the base of the brain. 3. a space in the right ventricle at the base of the pulmonary artery. /ˌɪnfʌnˈdɪbjʊlə/ […]
- Infundibular stem
infundibular stem n. The neural component of the pituitary stalk, containing nerve tracts passing from the hypothalamus to the nervous lobe. Also called infundibular stalk.