Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In philology, the inclusion into one apparent whole of the verb or noun root with generic particles and affixes, or fragments thereof, forming what is, in effect, compared to Indo-European types of speech, a reduced sentence, but having the appearance of a long word; polysynthesis.
  • noun The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
  • noun The act of uniting with another body, substance, or mass; combination into a structure or organization; intimate union.
  • noun The act of placing in a body, or of giving material form; incarnation; embodiment.
  • noun In law, the formation or existence of a legal or political body by the union of individuals, constituting an artificial person.
  • noun The body so formed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
  • noun The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
  • noun The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation.
  • noun The act of creating a corporation.
  • noun A body incorporated; a corporation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
  • noun The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
  • noun The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
  • noun The act of creating a corporation.
  • noun A body incorporated; a corporation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
  • noun including by incorporating
  • noun consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body

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Examples

  • Every AP has a load and every DM loves having a bunch of rumors to pass out, but their incorporation is always an adventure-specific hack.

    Life In The Big City – Gather Information « Geek Related

  • Unless the incorporation is as a sub chapter S corporation (and not all businesses qualify), corporate income is taxed twice; first as corporate profits, the second time as salary or dividends.

    Sound Politics: Jerry Zucker's "The Taxman"

  • In fact, the entire concept of "incorporation" is a bogus construct anyway.

    Itchy Trigger Finger « PubliCola

  • Th [e] concept [of selective incorporation] is important to understand in regards to the Second Amendment, and I'll explain it briefly: the Fourteenth Amendment says that "No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States."

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • The price of the benefits of incorporation is 'double' taxation.

    Defending Social Security, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Th [e] concept [of selective incorporation] is important to understand in regards to the Second Amendment, and I'll explain it briefly: the Fourteenth Amendment says that "No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States."

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • Democratic incorporation is a great way to moderate extremists.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Filibusters

  • Kincheloe's death on takeoff resulted in incorporation of the RAPEC rocket assisted upward seat, but it was too late for him.

    Columbia Report Issued - NASA Watch

  • It is generally accepted to mean "low-budget genre cinema," but it seems to be quite an ornate French pun, at once referring to B-movies (Cinema B's) and the serial nature of much genre cinema (the French word "bis" means "encore"); it may be a lucky accident or inspired design, but there is also something punny going on there with the incorporation of the English word "abyss," evoking the very bottom of the barrel.

    LES CLASSIQUES DU CINÉMA BIS reviewed

  • It is generally accepted to mean "low-budget genre cinema," but it seems to be quite an ornate French pun, at once referring to B-movies (Cinema B's) and the serial nature of much genre cinema (the French word "bis" means "encore"); it may be a lucky accident or inspired design, but there is also something punny going on there with the incorporation of the English word "abyss," evoking the very bottom of the barrel.

    Archive 2009-09-06

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