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From Latin incubatus, past participle of incubare (“to hatch”), from Latin in- (“on”) and cubare (“to lie”).
Latin incubāre incubāt- to lie down on in- on in–2 cubāre to lie down
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The eagles still incubate, no sign of anything hatching.
It may be allowed to incubate for up to ten hours at a time for improved flavor (the tartness of the yogurt increases with incubation time) and texture.
The latter pair were seen to dance before the (presumed) female settled down to incubate the egg.
A Salton Electric Yogurt Maker uses gentle heat to incubate the yogurt you make, allowing the beneficial bacteria present in the yogurt to flourish.
A second brood of five Tufted duck ducklings was present on the lake, where the Little Grebes continued to incubate.
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