Übersetzung von “incubate” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈɪŋ.kjə.beɪt/ us /ˈɪŋ.kjə.beɪt/

When a bird, etc. incubates its eggs, it keeps them warm until the young come out, and when eggs incubate, they develop to the stage at which the young come out. (of a bird) to keep its eggs warm until the young come out or (of eggs) to develop to the stage at which the young come out

The female bird incubates the eggs for about 16 days.

When harmful bacteria or viruses incubate, or when a person or animal incubates them, they increase in size or number in the person’s or animal’s body but do not yet produce the effects of disease. (of harmful bacteria or viruses) to grow and reproduce in a human or an animal but to not yet produce the effects of disease or to have bacteria or viruses growing and reproducing inside your body, but to not yet show the effects of disease

incubation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌɪŋ.kjəˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɪŋ.kjəˈbeɪ.ʃən/

The incubation period varies depending on the time of year when the eggs were laid.
In smallpox, there is an incubation period of 8–18 days between initial infection and first symptoms.

(Übersetzung von “incubate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈiŋkjubeit/

to produce (young birds) from eggs by sitting on them or by keeping them warm by some other means

Fertile eggs should be incubated within seven days of being laid.

(of germs or disease) to develop until signs of the disease appear

How long does chickenpox take to incubate?
incubation noun

the period of incubation for cholera.
incubator noun

a heated box-like apparatus for hatching eggs or a similar one for rearing premature babies etc.


(Übersetzung von “incubate” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)