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    induction

    induction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word induction

    Definition
    (noun) a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    Synonyms : initiation , installation
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    Synonyms : inductance
    Definition
    (noun) reasoning from detailed facts to general principles Definition
    (noun) stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
    Synonyms : elicitation , evocation
    Example Sentence
    • the elicitation of his testimony was not easy
    Definition
    (noun) the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)
    Example Sentence
    • the induction of an anesthetic state
    Definition
    (noun) an act that sets in motion some course of events
    Synonyms : initiation , trigger
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