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The act or process of implanting.
(Of a fortress, wall, etc.) Too strong to be penetrated.
An amount by which a quantity is increased.
For a quantity, the act or process of becoming larger
intransitive, of a quantity
) to become larger.
) To make (a quantity) larger.
Not caring; apathetic.
He was to the proposal, since it didn't affect him, either way.
mediocre, Mediocre, usually used negatively in modern usage.
The long distance and the roads made the journey impossible.
the act of inducting
a formal ceremony in which a person is inducted into an office or into military service
) the generation of an electric current by a varying magnetic field
) the derivation of general principles from specific instances
) 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
the act of inducing childbirth
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.
) 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.
) an introduction
) of, or relating to logical induction
) of, relating to, or arising from induction or inductance
introductory or preparatory
) The process where an anatomical part invaginates upon itself or into another structure.
One of the methods by which the various germinal layers of the ovum are differentiated.
entanglement; a spiralling inwards; intricacy
: "Gomez," said the mortician, "is an expert only on the
of his own rectum." " Anthony Burgess,
) An endofunction whose square is equal to the identity function; a function equal to its inverse.
) A function between metric spaces (or on a single metric space) having the property that the distance between two images is equal to the distance between their pre-images.
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