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1. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] a formal entry into an organization or position or office.

Synonyms

  • investiture
  • inaugural
  • enthronement
  • enthronisation
  • bar mitzvah
  • ceremonial occasion
  • bat mitzvah
  • bas mitzvah
  • inauguration
  • bath mitzvah
  • coronation
  • ceremony
  • initiation
  • observance
  • ceremonial
  • installation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Induction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

Example sentences of the word induction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Minerals loss for vegetables in induction cooking is less than with vitamins.

Quotes containing the word induction


1. Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing concentric circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.
- Tom Wolfe, From Bauhaus to Our House

2. HOW CAN YOU KNOW THIS?” the Voice demanded.“I look at things and think about them,” Folly replied. “And use my intuition, of course, and deduction and induction, as well as any historical or theoretical models that seem to apply.
- Jim Butcher, The Aeronaut's Windlass

2. self-induction

noun. generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries.

Synonyms

  • induction

Etymology

  • induction (English)
  • -ion (English)
  • self- (English)

3. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • inductive reasoning
  • colligation

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • credit
  • debit
  • discouragement

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)

4. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current.

Synonyms

  • mutual induction
  • self-induction
  • inductance

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)

5. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] an act that sets in motion some course of events.

Synonyms

  • fomentation
  • causation
  • causing
  • initiation
  • instigation

Antonyms

  • closing
  • finish
  • inactivity
  • folly

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)

6. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time).

Synonyms

  • unveiling
  • introduction
  • entry
  • launching
  • first appearance
  • induction of labor
  • hypnogenesis

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • inattention
  • informal

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)

7. induction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʌkʃən'] stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors.

Synonyms

  • evocation
  • stimulus
  • stimulant
  • elicitation
  • input

Antonyms

  • depressant
  • separation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • -tion (English)
  • -cion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induce (English)
  • enducen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • induct (English)
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