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Overview of noun induction

The noun induction has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) initiation, induction, installation

(a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "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")

2. (1) induction, inductance

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

3. (1) generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning

(reasoning from detailed facts to general principles)

4. evocation, induction, elicitation

(stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy")

5. induction

(the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state")

6. trigger, induction, initiation

(an act that sets in motion some course of events) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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