Associations to the word «Conception»

Wiktionary

CONCEPTION, noun. The act of conceiving.
CONCEPTION, noun. The state of being conceived; the beginning.
CONCEPTION, noun. The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote.
CONCEPTION, noun. The start of pregnancy.
CONCEPTION, noun. The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo.
CONCEPTION, noun. The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.
CONCEPTION, noun. An image, idea, or notion formed in the mind; a concept, plan or design.

Dictionary definition

CONCEPTION, noun. An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
CONCEPTION, noun. The act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon.
CONCEPTION, noun. The event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure".
CONCEPTION, noun. The creation of something in the mind.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery