HyperDic: inductive

English > 3 senses of the word inductive:
ADJECTIVEpertinductivearising from inductance
allinductiveof reasoning
allinductive, induciveinducing or influencing
English > inductive: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningArising from inductance.
Example"inductive reactance"
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Nounsinductancean electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
English > inductive: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion.
Example"inductive reasoning"
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
See alsoa posterioriInvolving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes
synthetic, syntheticalOf a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation / observation or facts
OppositedeductiveInvolving inferences from general principles
English > inductive: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninginducing or influencing; leading on.
Example"inductive to the sin of Eve"- John Milton
Broadercausativeproducing an effect

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