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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of putting one thing into another;
[syn: insertion, introduction, intromission]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intromission \In`tro*mis"sion\, n. [Cf. F. intromission. See Intromit.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of sending in or of putting in; insertion. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically; (Zool.) The insertion of the male copulatory organ into the female in the process of coitus. --South. [1913 Webster +PJC] Four populations [of the vlei rat] varied in a number of parameters of copulatory behavior, such as latency to first mount, number of intromissions per series, and latency to intromission after first ejaculation. --Edith Dempster (African Small Mammals Newsletter, Issue No. 16, May 1996, Laboratoir Mammif[`e]res & Oiseaux, Paris) [PJC] 3. The act of letting go in; admission. [1913 Webster] 4. (Scots Law) An intermeddling with the affairs of another, either on legal grounds or without authority. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

intromission n 1: the act of putting one thing into another [syn: insertion, introduction, intromission]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "intromission": acceptance, admission, admittance, baptism, embedment, enlistment, enrollment, entrance, graft, grafting, immission, impaction, impactment, implantation, inauguration, induction, infixion, infusion, initiation, injection, inoculation, insertion, insinuation, installation, instatement, interjection, interpolation, introduction, investiture, ordination, penetration, perfusion, tessellation, transplant, transplantation