HyperDic: induction

English > 6 senses of the word induction:
NOUNeventinduction, initiation, installationa formal entry into an organization or position or office
phenomenoninduction, inductancean electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
cognitioninduction, generalization, generalisation, inductive reasoningreasoning from detailed facts to general principles
cognitioninduction, evocation, elicitationstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
actinductionthe act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)
actinduction, trigger, initiationan act that sets in motion some course of events
induction > pronunciation
Soundsihndah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA formal entry into an organization or position or office.
Example "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"
Synonymsinitiation, installation
Narrowerbar mitzvah(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 13th birthday of a Jewish boy and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah, bas mitzvah(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
coronation, enthronement, enthronization, enthronisation, investitureThe ceremony of installing a new monarch
inauguration, inauguralThe ceremonial induction into a position
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Spanishiniciación
Catalancerimònia d'iniciació, iniciació
Verbsinductplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position
inductaccept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningAn electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current.
Synonyminductance
Narrowermutual inductiongeneration of electromotive forces in each other by two adjacent circuits
self-inductiongeneration of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit
Broaderelectrical phenomenonA physical phenomenon involving electricity
Spanishinducción, inductancia
Catalaninducció
Verbsinduce, inductproduce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningreasoning from detailed facts to general principles.
Synonymsgeneralization, generalisation, inductive reasoning
BroadercolligationThe connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis
Spanishinducción, razonamiento inductivo
Verbsinducereason or establish by induction
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors.
Synonymsevocation, elicitation
Broaderstimulation, stimulus, stimulant, inputAny stimulating information or event
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of bringing about something (especially at an early time).
Example"the induction of an anesthetic state"
NarrowerhypnogenesisThe induction of sleep or hypnosis
induction of labor(obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac
Broaderintroduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entryThe act of beginning something new
Verbsinducecause to arise
inducecause to occur rapidly
inductintroduce or initiate
English > induction: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn act that sets in motion some course of events.
Synonymstrigger, initiation
Narrowerfomentation, instigationDeliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord)
Broadercausing, causationThe act of causing something to happen / happen
Spanishdesencadenamiento, inducción, iniciación
Catalandesencadenament, inducció, iniciació
Verbsinducecause to do
inductintroduce or initiate

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