[ih-nok-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ɪˌnɒk yəˈleɪ ʃən/
the act or process of .
an instance of .
mid-15c. in horticulture; 1714 in pathology, from Latin inoculationem (nominative inoculatio) “an engrafting, budding,” noun of action from past participle stem of inoculare (see inoculate).
inoculation in·oc·u·la·tion (ĭ-nŏk’yə-lā’shən)
The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
The introduction of an antigen into the body, usually by injection, in order to stimulate the production of antibodies to produce immunity to an infectious disease. (See immunization.)
[in-rohd] /ˈɪnˌroʊd/ noun 1. a damaging or serious encroachment: inroads on our savings. 2. a sudden hostile or predatory incursion; raid; foray. /ˈɪnˌrəʊd/ noun 1. an invasion or hostile attack; raid or incursion 2. an encroachment or intrusion n. 1540s, “hostile incursion, raid, foray,” from in- (2) “in;” second element is road in the obsolete […]
- In round numbers
Also, in round figures. As an approximate estimate. For example, How much will the new highway cost, in round numbers? or In round figures a diamond of this quality is worth five thousand dollars, but it depends on the market at the time of selling. This idiom, which uses round in the sense of “whole” […]
[in-ruhsh] /ˈɪnˌrʌʃ/ noun 1. a or pouring in. /ˈɪnˌrʌʃ/ noun 1. a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx
1. Immigration and Naturalization Service. 2. International News Service, a news-gathering agency: merged in 1958 with United Press to form United Press International. [in] /ɪn/ preposition 1. (used to indicate inclusion within space, a place, or limits): walking in the park. 2. (used to indicate inclusion within something abstract or immaterial): in politics; in the […]