Infrequently to Ingenuity
(In*fre"quent*ly) adv. Not frequently; rarely.
(In*frig"i*date) v. t. [L. infrigidatus, p. p. of infrigidare to chill. See 1st In-, and Frigid.]
To chill; to make cold; to cool. [Obs.] Boyle.
(In*frig`i*da"tion) n. [L. infrigidatio.] The act of chilling or causing to become cold; a chilling; coldness; congelation.
(In*fringe") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infringed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Infringing ] [L. infringere; pref. in-
in + frangere to break. See Fraction, and cf. Infract .]
1. To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract.
If the first that did the edict infringe,Shak.
Had answered for his deed.
The peace . . . was infringed by Appius Claudius.Golding.
2. To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power. [Obs.] Hooker.
(In*fringe"), v. i.
1. To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.
2. To encroach; to trespass; followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.
1. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or
The punishing of this infringement is proper to thatClarendon.
jurisdiction against which the contempt is.
2. An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.
(In*frin"ger) n. One who infringes or violates; a violator. Strype.
(In*fruc"tu*ose") a. [L. infructuosus. See In- not, and Fruit.] Not producing fruit; unfruitful; unprofitable.
[R.] T. Adams.
(In*fru"gal) a. Not frugal; wasteful; as, an infrugal expense of time. J. Goodman.
(In`fru*gif"er*ous) a. Not bearing fruit; not fructiferous.
(In`fu*cate) v. t. [L. infucatus painted; pref. in- in + fucare to paint, dye. See Fucate.] To
stain; to paint; to daub.
(In`fu*ca"tion) n. The act of painting or staining, especially of painting the face.
(||In"fu*la) n.; pl. Infule [L.] A sort of fillet worn by dignitaries, priests, and others among the
ancient Romans. It was generally white.
(In"fu*mate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infumated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Infumating.] [L. infumatus, p.
p. of infumare to infumate; pref. in- in + fumare to smoke, fr. fumus smoke.] To dry by exposing to
smoke; to expose to smoke.
(In"fu*ma`ted) a. (Zoöl.) Clouded; having a cloudy appearance.