Definitions

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  • adj. Not incubated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not yet incubated: said of the freshly laid eggs of birds.

Etymologies

un- +‎ incubated (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There are in the unincubated blastoderm of the chick, according to

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • So may we presume, that in the singular cases we are considering, the body is but in another and deeper fit, which suspends the vital phenomena, and reduces its vitality to that of the unincubated egg, to simple life, without change, without waste or renewal.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847

  • —It is supposed by some naturalists that the more immediate cause of the instinct of the cuckoo is, that she lays her eggs, not daily, but at intervals of two or three days; so that, if she were to make her own nest and sit on her own eggs those first laid would have to be left for some time unincubated, or there would be eggs and young birds of different ages in the same nest.

    VIII. Instinct. Special Instincts

  • It is now commonly admitted that the more immediate and final cause of the cuckoo's instinct is, that she lays her eggs, not daily, but at intervals of two or three days; so that, if she were to make her own nest and sit on her own eggs, those first laid would have to be left for some time unincubated, or there would be eggs and young birds of different ages in the same nest.

    On the Origin of Species~ Chapter 07 (historical)

  • It is now commonly admitted that the more immediate and final cause of the cuckoo's instinct is, that {217} she lays her eggs, not daily, but at intervals of two or three days; so that, if she were to make her own nest and sit on her own eggs, those first laid would have to be left for some time unincubated, or there would be eggs and young birds of different ages in the same nest.

    On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. (2nd edition)

  • Dr. Hockman quotes research in which rats "fed a normal diet of unincubated gliricidia leaves in amount of 1.5 grams three times a day for six days showed no pathological changes.

    8: Plant protection and pest control

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