(Im*brute"ment) n. The act of imbruting, or the state of being imbruted. [R.] Brydges.
(Im*bue") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Imbuing.] [L. imbuere; pref. im- in +
perh. a disused simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. Imbibe.]
1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.
2. To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with
Thy words with grace divineMilton.
Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety.
(Im*bue"ment) n. The act of imbuing; the state of being imbued; hence, a deep tincture.
(Im*burse") v. t. [Pref. im- in + burse: cf. F. embourser to put into one's purse. See Burse,
and Purse.] To supply or stock with money. [Obs.]
1. The act of imbursing, or the state of being imbursed. [Obs.]
2. Money laid up in stock. [Obs.]
(Im*bu"tion) n. An imbuing. [Obs.]
(I*mes"a*tin) n. [Imide + isatin.] (Chem.) A dark yellow, crystalline substance, obtained by
the action of ammonia on isatin.
(Im"ide) n. (Chem.) A compound with, or derivative of, the imido group; specif., a compound of
one or more acid radicals with the imido group, or with a monamine; hence, also, a derivative of ammonia,
in which two atoms of hydrogen have been replaced by divalent basic or acid radicals; frequently used
as a combining form; as, succinimide.
Imido acid, an organic acid, consisting of one or more acid radicals so united with the imido group that
it contains replaceable acid hydrogen, and plays the part of an acid; as, uric acid, succinimide, etc., are
(Im"i*do) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, containing, or combined with, the radical NH, which is called
the imido group.
(Im`it*a*bil"i*ty) n. [See Imitable.] The quality of being imitable. Norris.
(Im"i*ta*ble) a. [L. imitabilis: cf. F. imitable. See Imitate.]
1. Capable of being imitated or copied.
The characters of man placed in lower stations of life are more usefull, as being imitable by great numbers.Atterbury.
2. Worthy of imitation; as, imitable character or qualities. Sir W. Raleigh.
(Im"i*ta*ble*ness), n. The state or quality of being imitable; worthness of imitation.
(Im"i*tan*cy) n. [From L. imitans, p. pr. of imitare.] Tendency to imitation. [R.] Carlyle.
(Im"i*tate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imitated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Imitating ] [L. imitatus, p. p. of imitari
to imitate; of unknown origin. Cf. Image.]