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 for Imparting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impart \Im*part"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imparted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Imparting.] [OF. impartir, empartir, L. impartire,
     impertire; pref. im- in + partire to part, divide, fr. pars,
     partis, part, share. See Part, n. ]
     1. To bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or
        communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart
        food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth.
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              Well may he then to you his cares impart. --Dryden.
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     2. To obtain a share of; to partake of. [R.] --Munday.
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     3. To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by
        words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.
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              Gentle lady,
              When I did first impart my love to you. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To share; yield; confer; convey; grant; give; reveal;
          disclose; discover; divulge. See Communicate.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  imparting
      n 1: the transmission of information [syn: conveyance,
           imparting, impartation]

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