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im•bri•ca•tion



Pronunciation: (im"bri-kā'shun), [key]
n.
1. an overlapping, as of tiles or shingles.
2. a decoration or pattern resembling this.
3. Surg.overlapping of layers of tissue in the closure of wounds or in the correction of defects.
4. Geol.shingling.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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