Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun induction

6 senses of induction

Sense 1
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")
       => ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance -- (a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor")

Sense 2
induction, inductance -- (an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current)
       => electrical phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon involving electricity)

Sense 3
generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning -- (reasoning from detailed facts to general principles)
       => colligation -- (the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis)

Sense 4
evocation, induction, elicitation -- (stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy")
       => stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input -- (any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action)

Sense 5
induction -- (the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state")
       => introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry -- (the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line")

Sense 6
trigger, induction, initiation -- (an act that sets in motion some course of events)
       => causing, causation -- (the act of causing something to happen)

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