1. A bird sit on eggs in order to keep them warm and bring them to hatching
When most birds incubate eggs, the femailes often produce high levels of prolactin, a hormone involved in parental behavior.
2. Aid the development of a small business
The new government's entrepreneurial training program provided an exceptional base for incubating new start-up companies.
3. (In a laboratory ) keep (eggs, bacteria, embryos, etc) at a suitable temperature so that they can develop
The embryos are incubated in the laboratory for about two to four days and then transferred to the femail partner's uterus.
1.The period over which eggs, cells. etc are incubated.
Measles has an incubation period for a couple of weeks.