Meaning of imbibition in English:

imbibition

Pronunciation /ɪmbɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

mass nounBotany
  • The absorption of one substance by another, in particular the uptake of water by a plant or seed.

    ‘the imbibition of water through the membrane’
    • ‘in thick-coated seeds the process of imbibition can take a long time’