impregnate (something) with (something)

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impregnate (something) with (something)

To saturate or infuse something with a particular liquid. Impregnate the cloth with the solution and then apply it to the screen.
See also: impregnate

impregnate something with something

 
1. Lit. to saturate something with something; to penetrate something with some fluid. They impregnated the boards with a wood preservative. The process impregnated the fibers with a bright yellow dye.
2. Fig. to put something negative into something. You have impregnated the entire matter with unpleasantness. The whole scheme has been impregnated with needless flaws.
See also: impregnate