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Beginning to exist or to be apparent.  Synonym: incipience.  "It is designed to arrest monopolies in their incipiency"

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"Incipiency" Quotes from Famous Books

... separated such cell-like compartments one from another were in some cases visible. Particularly was this found to be the case with embryonic tissues, and the study of these soon convinced Schwann that his original surmise had been correct, and that all animal tissues are in their incipiency composed of particles not unlike the ultimate particles of vegetables in short, of what the botanists termed cells. Adopting this name, Schwann propounded what soon became famous as his cell theory, under title of Mikroskopische Untersuchungen uber die ...
— A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5) • Henry Smith Williams

... collection par excellence of elegant paintings, masterpieces from the best artists of this country. Very interesting was the retrospective art exhibit in this department; illustrating the various stages in the development of American art, from its incipiency to ...
— By Water to the Columbian Exposition • Johanna S. Wisthaler

Words linked to "Incipiency" :   starting time, kickoff, showtime, get-go, commencement, start, incipient, beginning, offset, first, outset

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