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imprint something on(to) something

1. to print something onto something. We imprinted your name onto your stationery and your business cards. Please imprint my initials on this label.
2. and imprint something into something to record something firmly in the memory of someone. The severe accident imprinted a sense of fear onto Lucy's mind. Imprint the numbers into your brain and never forget them!
3. and imprint something into something to make a permanent record of something in an animal's brain. (As with newly hatched fowl, which imprint the image of the first moving creature they see into their brains.) The sight of its mother imprinted itself on the little gosling's brain. Nature imprints this information into the bird's memory.
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imprint something with something

to print something with a message. Amy imprinted each bookmark with her name. Each bookmark was imprinted with her name.
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Keywords: Amino acid; Chiral resolution; Molecularly imprinted membrane; Molecular recognition; selectivity; Separation.
2006) found that LINEs contained significantly fewer coding sequences in imprinted genes compared to control genes in cattle.
IN desorption from the imprinted films has been studied by immersing the samples subjected earlier to absorption studies in a determined amount of distilled water.
All the imprinted genes identified so far are tracked in complementary efforts by Morison's and Jirtle's groups and the Mammalian Genetics Unit of the U.
Apparel, accessories, imprinted items, promotional items, novelties
Steven Zimmerman, professor of chemistry, says that the team's accomplishment is the first example of molecular imprinting in which a single molecular template is imprinted into a single macromolecule--a highly branched polymer called a dendrimer.
The MIPs for clenbuterol were highly porous, indicating a high surface area and rapid diffusion of clenbuterol to the imprinted cavities.
Molecularly imprinted polymers are a source of robust artificial receptor sites.
if there is an imprinted preference for the parental type but with some individuals mating with the alternative phenotype), a stable polymorphic equilibrium tends to result.
com/research/s7qxtc/molecularly_imprin) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Molecularly Imprinted Sensors.
The template was introduced during polymerization and removed after polymerization by leaving imprinted cavities in the polymer matrix correspondence to template.
Loss of imprinting is the silencing of active imprinted genes or the activation of silent imprinted genes, and is one of the most common epigenetic changes associated with the development of a wide variety of tumors.
Therefore, filter paper made from the imprinted fibers should leave unaltered the essential mix of the coffee's flavor compounds.