Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):initiation, installation

Category: General

2.Definition: an act that sets in motion some course of events

Related Noun(s):initiation, trigger

Category: General

3.Definition: an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

Related Noun(s):inductance

Category: General

4.Definition: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Related Noun(s):generalisation, generalization

Category: General

5.Definition: stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

Related Noun(s):elicitation, evocation

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)

"The induction of an anesthetic state"

Category: General