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conceptions, plural;
  1. The action of conceiving a child or of a child being conceived
    • - an unfertilized egg before conception
    • - a rise in premarital conceptions
  2. The forming or devising of a plan or idea
    • - the time between a product's conception and its launch
  3. The way in which something is perceived or regarded
    • - our conception of how language relates to reality
  4. A general notion; an abstract idea
    • - the conception of a balance of power
  5. A plan or intention
    • - reconstructing Bach's original conceptions
  6. Understanding; ability to imagine
    • - he had no conception of politics

  1. concept: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
  2. the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
  3. creation: the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
  4. invention: the creation of something in the mind
  5. (conceptive) capable of conceiving
  6. Conception is a compilation album issued in 1951 as PRLP 7013, featuring Miles Davis on a number of tracks. The album features other notable musicians such as Lee Konitz, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan and Zoot Sims. All the pieces were recorded at the famous Van Gelder Studio. ...
  7. Conception is a power/progressive metal band from Raufoss, Norway.
  8. Fertilisation (also known as conception, fecundation and syngamy), is the fusion of gametes to produce a new organism. In animals, the process involves the fusion of an ovum with a sperm, which eventually leads to the development of an embryo. ...
  9. A concept (abstract term: conception) is a cognitive unit of meaning—an abstract idea or a mental symbol sometimes defined as a "unit of knowledge," built from other units which act as a concept's characteristics. ...
  10. "Conceived" is the first single released by Beth Orton from her album Comfort of Strangers. It was released as a download single via iTunes on 29 November 2005, and then on CD and vinyl on 30 January 2006. It peaked at #44 in the UK official singles chart. ...
  11. The act of conceiving; The state of being conceived; the beginning; The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote; The start of pregnancy; The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo; The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a ...
  12. (Conceptions) The total number of times a woman has become pregnant, irrespective of the pregnancy outcome.
  13. In reproduction, the point at which a sperm fertilizes an egg.
  14. The successful union of a sperm and an ovum.
  15. The beginning of a pregnancy marked by the fertilization of an egg by a sperm cell.
  16. Fertilization; when the sperm meets and penetrates the egg.
  17. The fertilization of a woman's egg by a man's sperm resulting in a new life.
  18. The joining of an egg and a sperm to make the first cell of a new baby.
  19. (kuhn-SEP-shuhn) — Also called fertilization. When a man’s sperm gets inside of a woman’s egg. This is how a woman gets pregnant.
  20. The mid-point in the menstrual cycle after the last menstrual period, i.e., two weeks after the LMP.
  21. the first step in the creation of any work of art, but especially used to indicate the first step in the creation of a dramatic character, whether for written text or performed play; the original idea, when the playwright first begins to construct (or even dream about) a plot, the characters, ...
  22. The desire to create an interactive, web-based language learning programme sprang partly from the realisation that student IT skills, particularly amongst Humanities students, were fairly poor. ...
  23. A synonym for the fertilization process
  24. union of a male sperm and a female ovum (fertilization)