Definitions for induction

Definitions for (noun) induction

Main entry: trigger, induction, initiation

Definition: an act that sets in motion some course of events

Main entry: induction

Definition: the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)

Usage: the induction of an anesthetic state

Main entry: generalisation, generalization, induction, inductive reasoning

Definition: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Main entry: elicitation, evocation, induction

Definition: stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

Usage: the elicitation of his testimony was not easy

Main entry: induction, initiation, installation

Definition: a formal entry into an organization or position or office

Usage: his initiation into the club; he was ordered to report for induction into the army; he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame

Main entry: inductance, induction

Definition: an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

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