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Gestation meaning

gestation - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of wearing ( clothes or ornaments).
  2. 2. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy.
  3. 3. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise.

gestation - examples of usage

  1. Strong purgatives and diuretics are to be especially avoided, unless it is in the very last days of gestation in very plethoric cows. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. When she has conceived, the cow usually becomes more quiet and docile, and lays on flesh and fat more rapidly, especially during the first four months of gestation. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. In relation to our personal consciousness, apparently our greatest powers lie in the subconsciousness which is sleeping and in embryo, awaiting to be born into the consciousness of this world through the slow process of evolutionary gestation. - "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
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