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IMPRINTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does imprinting mean? 

IMPRINTING (noun)
  The noun IMPRINTING has 1 sense:

1. a learning process in early life whereby species specific patterns of behavior are established

  Familiarity information: IMPRINTING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPRINTING (noun)


Sense 1imprinting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A learning process in early life whereby species specific patterns of behavior are established

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("imprinting" is a kind of...):

acquisition; learning (the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge)


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