imprinting

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Noun[edit]

imprinting (countable and uncountable, plural imprintings)

  1. (psychology, ethology) Any kind of phase-sensitive learning (learning occurring at a particular age or a particular life stage) that is rapid and apparently independent of the consequences of behavior.

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Verb[edit]

imprinting

  1. Present participle of imprint.