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investing

Pronunciation: in-vest'ing

Definition:

  1. In dentistry, covering or enveloping wholly or in part an object such as a denture, tooth, wax form, crown, etc., with a refractory investment material before curing, soldering, or casting.
  2. In psychoanalysis, allocating to or charging an object with psychic energy or cathexis.
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