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incubator

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪŋ.kjʊ.beɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
a container that has controlled air and temperature conditions in which a weak or premature baby (= one which was born too early) can be kept alive a device for keeping birds' eggs at the correct temperature to allow young birds to develop until they break out of the shell
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