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Is the below an adjective phrase?

"to keep something warm, causing it to develop, esp. to keep eggs warm until the young are born:"

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    It's not a complete sentence. It sounds like a definition of some term, probably incubate. – Andrew Apr 1 '19 at 15:38
  • thanks.w hat about this one "It can fragment habitats in a variety of ways, reducing the number of pollinators, which in turn may reduce the number or size of the flowers" – m.r. karimi Apr 1 '19 at 15:45
  • What about it? It's a complete sentence. I'm not sure what question you want answered. – Andrew Apr 1 '19 at 18:32
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When you look up a verb in a dictionary, it probably would give you such explainations:

incubate

To keep something warm, causing it to develop, esp. to keep eggs warm until the young are born:

It always begins with "To do sth". It's a reduction of

It means to keep something warm ...

or

"Incubate" means to keep something warm ...

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  • thank you so much for your exhaustive explanation – m.r. karimi Apr 2 '19 at 15:23

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