The property by which one body, having electrical or magnetic polarity, causes or induces it in another body without direct contact; an impress of electrical or magnetic force or condition from one body on another without actual contact.
Process by which a body becomes magnetized or electrified by merely placing it in a magnetic or electric field. Also refers to the process under which electric currents are initiated in a conductor by merely placing it in an electromagnetic field.
Power transfer without contact. Fore example, charging of "dead" or neutral fence wires which run parallel to live ones.
The imparting of electricity into one object, not connected, to another by the influence of magnetic fields. Found in automobiles in coils and solenoids. Also see ram induction.
The act or process of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal; also, the result or inference so reached.
(mathematical) a method of proving a general truth affirming that every one of a set of mathematical objects (e.g. the natural numbers) has a certain property (e.g. has exactly one prime factorisation). The method depends upon their being a systematic way of constructing all the elements of the set by starting with one of a finite set of basis elements and repeatedly applying a finite number of constructions (for the natural numbers the basis is the number 0, and the method of construction is addition of 1). An inductive proof then consists of a proof that the basis elements each have the required property and a proof that the construction, when applied to elements having the property, will yield an element also having the property. Mathematical induction is in fact a kind of deduction. It is also called structural induction. (scientific) scientific induction is the process of concluding empirical generalisation s from particular instances, where this is not deductively sound because not all possible instances are premises
An inference from a set of propositions, or premises, that support the truth of another proposition, or conclusion, with a certain degree of probability or likelihood.
The process of reasoning in which one concludes from the individual cases to the existence of general laws or principles.
The use of artificial drugs, such as Pitocin or Prostaglandin hormone, to enhance or stimulate labor.
the act of causing or starting something to happen.
Artificial methods of starting or accelerating labour.
Artificially starting labor.
Short overview given by all sections in the archive for new staff.
A program for new volunteers that introduces key aspects about the organisation, its key personnel (paid staff and volunteers), its policies and procedures, and day-to-day routines.
the process by which new employees are introduced to a workplace and its policies and processes.
The act of introducing or bringing in.
The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement.
An introduction or introductory scene, as to a play; a preface; a prologue.
The introduction of a clergyman into a benefice, or of an official into a office, with appropriate acts or ceremonies; the giving actual possession of an ecclesiastical living or its temporalities.
the introductory training program for a new employee designed to facilitate them into the organisation job with a minimum of disruption and a maximum of efficiency.
The initiation of the metamorphosis into vampirism. Rather than simply drinking the blood of the selected victim, the vampire injects some of its own blood to induce the pupal stage, during which the physiology will be rebuilt for a new existence.
The first critical step in initiating differentiation.
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"
an initial period of exposure to a school or work setting during which the teacher learns local policies and practices and the norms of teaching in that setting. See Context (Teaching), Teacher Norms.
Another term for the transition phase of buprenorphine therapy.
the initiation phase of a particular therapy.
The Atkins Diet is set up in four phases. The initial 14-day phase is the "induction" period. During this important phase your body switches from a carbohydrate-burning to a fat-burning metabolism. You must limit your carbohydrate intake to 20 grams per day to trigger ketosis.
The first phase of treatment, when SUBOXONE is given to ease a person's withdrawal symptoms. Induction usually lasts 1 to 5 days. | Close window
the influencing of differentiating processes by means of chemical substances.
inducere, to induce] (1) In genetics, the phenomenon in which the presence of a substrate (the inducer) initiates transcription and translation of the genes coding for the enzymes required for its metabolism. (2) In embryonic development, the process in which one tissue or body part causes the differentiation of another tissue or body part.
The process whereby a chemical increases (up regulates) the levels of cytochrome P450 and/or other drug-metabolizing enzymes.
The processes which should happen between the offer of a job being made and the completion of the probationary period. Induction can have three aspects: induction to the job, induction to the organisation and induction to the profession. Not all are relevant to every appointee.
Change in the developmental fate of one tissue caused by an interaction with another tissue.
(i)The switching on of transcription in a repressed system due to the interaction between the inducer and a regulatory protein. For example, the lac operon is induced by adding lactose or IPTG. (ii) Also used to describe a condition that causes a lysogen to begin lytic growth, as occurs when the cI repressor of phage lambda is inactivated following DNA damage.
1. The relief of repression for a gene or set of genes under negative control by a repressor. 2. Regarding temperate phages, the process causing a prophage to become virulent. 3. In development, an interaction between two cell lineages to alter the developmental fate of one or both of them.
The initiation of protein expression, usually by the addition of a specific compound or a change in conditions (eg.temperature) which activates the promoter region of the target gene. Such compounds include isopropyl-D-thiogalactopyranoside (IPTG), arabinose and nalidixic acid.
The ceremony when an individual becomes a pledge
A ceremony recognizing new Cub Scouts joining the pack. Bobcat recognition.
The ceremony in which an individual begins to become a new member of a Greek organization.
Ceremony that provides membership to individuals.
the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state"
an act that sets in motion some course of events
Administration of medication or other therapy to bring a patient into a state in which all visible cancer cells have disappeared from the body.
(n) To bring or cause the motion of something
the entrainment of room air into an air stream from an air outlet
The process of drawing room air into the projected air stream because of the velocity of the projected air stream (sometimes called aspiration).
The intake of air or air-fuel mixture into the engine.
Process by which the primary air sets into motion an air volume, called secondary air, in the room.
A process of demonstration in which a general truth is gathered from an examination of particular cases, one of which is known to be true, the examination being so conducted that each case is made to depend on the preceding one; -- called also successive induction.
One of the three formal logical processes related to language learning, it is performed when a law is derivedfrom cases and results. In the case of language acquisition, the learner examines a few cases of English plural nouns such as dogs, cats, and pigs, and induces that the law for forming English plurals is to add an ‘-' to the end of the word.
A formality preceding involuntary military service.