Incubatory vs Incubator - What's the difference?

incubatory | incubator |


As an adjective incubatory

is serving for incubation.

As a noun incubator is

(chemistry) any apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for a reaction.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

incubatory

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Serving for incubation.
  • (Webster 1913)

    incubator

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for a reaction.
  • (medicine) An apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for a newborn baby.
  • An apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for the hatching of eggs.
  • A place to maintain the culturing of bacteria at a steady temperature.
  • (business) A support programme for the development of entrepreneurial companies.
  • * 2006 , Philip N. Cooke, Creative Industries in Wales: Potential and Pitfalls (page 34)
  • So the question that is commonly asked is, why put a media incubator in a media desert and have it managed by a civil servant? This gets to the heart of the institutional support problem in Wales.

    Synonyms

    * (apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for a newborn baby) brooder * (apparatus used to maintain environmental conditions suitable for the hatching of eggs) brooder