im·plant /ɪmˈplænt/ 及物動詞
Im·plant v. t. [imp. & p. p. Implanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Implanting.] To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply; to instill; to inculate; to introduce; as, to implant the seeds of virtue, or the principles of knowledge, in the minds of youth.
Minds well implanted with solid . . . breeding. --Milton.
n : a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
v 1: fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the
back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in
the gum" [syn: engraft, embed, imbed, plant]
2: become attached to and embedded in the uterus; "The egg
fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth
mother with no further complications"
3: put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students'
minds" [syn: plant]