(Bot.), such as are shorter than the floral envelopes, or are concealed within them.

(In*clud"i*ble) a. Capable of being included.

(||In*clu"sa) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. inclusus, p. p. of includere to shut in.] (Zoöl.) A tribe of bivalve mollusks, characterized by the closed state of the mantle which envelops the body. The ship borer (Teredo navalis) is an example.

(In*clu"sion) n. [L. inclusio: cf. F. inclusion. See Include.]

1. The act of including, or the state of being included; limitation; restriction; as, the lines of inclusion of his policy. Sir W. Temple.

2. (Min.) A foreign substance, either liquid or solid, usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.

(In*clu"sive) a. [Cf. F. inclusif.]

1. Inclosing; encircling; surrounding.

The inclusive verge
Of golden metal that must round my brow.

2. Comprehending the stated limit or extremes; as, from Monday to Saturday inclusive, that is, taking in both Monday and Saturday; — opposed to exclusive.

(In*clu"sive*ly), adv. In an inclusive manner.

(In*coach") v. t. To put a coach.

(In`co*act" In`co*act"ed) a. [L. incoactus; pref. in- not + coactus forced. See Coact.] Not compelled; unconstrained. [Obs.] Coles.

(In`co*ag"u*la*ble) a. Not coagulable.

(In`co*a*les"cence) n. The state of not coalescing.

(In*coct"ed) a. [Cf. Concoct.] Raw; indigestible. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.

(In`co*er"ci*ble) a. [Pref. in- not + coercible: cf. F. incoercible.]

1. Not to be coerced; incapable of being compelled or forced.

2. (Physics) Not capable of being reduced to the form of a liquid by pressure; — said of any gas above its critical point; — also particularly of oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide, formerly regarded as incapable of liquefaction at any temperature or pressure.

3. (Physics) That can note be confined in, or excluded from, vessels, like ordinary fluids, gases, etc.; — said of the imponderable fluids, heat, light, electricity, etc.

(In`co*ex*ist"ence) n. The state of not coexisting. [Obs.] Locke.

(In*cog") adv. Incognito. [Colloq.]

Depend upon it — he'll remain incog.

(In*cog"i*ta*ble) a. [L. incogitabilis; pref. in- not + cogitabilis cogitable.] Not cogitable; inconceivable. Sir T. More.

Included stamens

  By PanEris using Melati.

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