Complete Definition of "induction"

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English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊkÊÉn|-ÊkÊÉn

Noun
en-noun

  1. the act of inducting
  2. a formal ceremony in which a person is inducted into an office or into military service
  3. physics the generation of an electric current by a varying magnetic field
  4. logic the derivation of general principles from specific instances
  5. mathematics a general proof of a theorem by first proving it for a specific integer (for example) and showing that, if it is true for one integer then it must be true for the next
  6. the act of inducing childbirth
  7. In theatre, induction is the use of rumors to twist and complicate the plot of a play or to narrate in a way that does not have to state truth nor fact within the play.
  8. biology In developmental biology, the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells in response to a morphogen whose source determines the feature's position and extent.
  9. obsolete an introduction

Translations
trans-top|the act of inducting
Finnish: aiheuttaminen
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trans-top|a formal ceremony in which a person is inducted into an office or into military service
Finnish: virkaan vihkiminen
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trans-top|generation of an electric current by a varying magnetic field
Czech: indukce f
Finnish: induktio
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German: Induktion f
Italian: induzione f, autoinduzione f
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trans-top|the derivation of general principles from specific instances
Czech: indukce f
Finnish: induktio
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Italian: induzione f
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trans-top|a general proof of a theorem
Czech: indukce f
Finnish: induktio
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German: Induktion f
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trans-top|the act of inducing childbirth
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trans-top|the use of rumors to twist and complicate the plot
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trans-top|the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells
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trans-top|an introduction
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Derived terms
induction axiom
induction circuit
induction coil
induction cooker
induction cooking
induction cut
induction flowmeter
induction furnace
induction heating
induction loop
induction motor
induction period
induction programme
induction range
induction therapy
induction training
induction variable
induction welding


French

Etymology
From L. inductio.

Noun
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