Incorporation is making something part of a whole. The incorporation of egg yolks into a hot liquid must be done slowly so the eggs don't curdle.

Incorporation can also refer to making a company a legal corporation, and the "Inc." after many company names stands for "Incorporated." If you're starting a new business, you should look into the laws regarding incorporation in your state, to see if incorporating would make sense for you. When territory is acquired and taken into a larger body, that's also incorporation. The incorporation of your small neighborhood park into the county parks system will help preserve it as a green space.

Definitions of incorporation

n consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body

Type of:
consolidation, integration
the act of combining into an integral whole

n including by incorporating

annexation, appropriation
incorporation by joining or uniting
Type of:
the act of including

n learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself

internalisation, internalization
(psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects
(psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego
Type of:
acquisition, learning
the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

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