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Noun induction has 8 senses
- 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"
--1 is a kind of ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance
--1 has particulars:
- induction - an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
--2 is a kind of electrical phenomenon
--2 has particulars: mutual induction; self-induction
- generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning - reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
--3 is a kind of colligation
- induction - the process whereby changes in the current flow in a circuit produce magnetism or an EMF
--4 is a kind of natural process, natural action, action, activity
--4 has particulars: mutual induction; self-induction
- evocation, induction, elicitation - stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
--5 is a kind of stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input
- inductance, induction - (physics) a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current
--6 is a kind of physical property
--6 has particulars: self induction; mutual induction
- induction - the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state"
--7 is a kind of introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
--7 has particulars: induction of labor; hypnogenesis
- trigger, induction, initiation - an act that sets in motion some course of events
--8 is a kind of causing, causation
--8 has particulars: fomentation, instigation