Im·preg·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impregnated p. pr. & vb. n. Impregnating ]
1. To make pregnant; to cause to conceive; to render prolific; to get with child or young.
2. Biol. To come into contact with (an ovum or egg) so as to cause impregnation; to fertilize; to fecundate.
3. To infuse an active principle into; to render fruitful or fertile in any way; to fertilize; to imbue.
4. To infuse particles of another substance into; to communicate the quality of another to; to cause to be filled, imbued, mixed, or furnished (with something); as, to impregnate India rubber with sulphur; clothing impregnated with contagion; rock impregnated with ore.