Definitions for "Abduction"
Keywords:  midline, adduction, limb, median, axis
The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
movement away from the axis or midline of the body or one of its parts
movement away from a position near or parallel to the median axis of the body.
A form of logical inference, in which one generates all known causes of a given observation.
A useful but little-known concept first used by the philosopher Peirce around 1900. Similar to induction, it can be described as testing a theory by fitting it over a framework of facts.
Development of a hypothesis to explain observations; frequently used in diagnostic expert systems; can lead to false conclusions. For example, a particular instance of wind destruction by a microburst might be initially ascribed to a tornado. Compare deduction, induction.
is the illegal apprehension of another person for the purpose of financial gain, retribution, or trying to achieve personal or political gain. Also referred to as kidnapping, abduction is an indictable offence.
Transporting someone, often by force, coercion, or deception, against that person's will; or, if the person is a child or mentally incompetent, doing so with ought the consent of the parent or legal guardian.
A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
The act of an unknown life form taking an individual or a group. Many people believe these life forms to be of extraterrestrial origin. In many abduction cases the abductees are studied by the alleged aliens. There have been reports of beings performing surgical operations, and collecting sperm, ova and tissue samples. In some cases, the abducted person will claim to have had a device implanted somewhere in the body.
The act of taking Human beings by Extraterrestrials. (Also see Abductee)
Unlawfully taking another.
unlawfully carry off a woman or by force for marriage or prostitution
Acquiescence | Action research | Actor | Adaptive sampling | Ad hoc (survey) | Affinity group | Affordance | Allohistory | Alternative futures | Anticipation | Anticipatory action learning | Assumption surfacing | AID = Automatic Interaction Detection | Analysis | Applet | Application (software) | Appreciative Inquiry | ASP (Web) | Audience research | Audience share | Auditorium testing | Autopoiesis | Average | Axiom
Alternative Medicine
The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
The wrongful removal of a person
The wrongful taking away of a person. Commonly refers to a child being taken by a parent in breach of a Court Order.• Children - Movement
Keywords:  actin
Abs Actin
Keywords:  archeologist, continent
archeologist continent
In conditional reasoning, the generation of an explanation for an event, taken from a theory of how the world works, the plausibility of which depends in large part on the number and the likelihood of the alternative explanations.
The act of intuiting an idea, or sense of real relation from a presenting situation. The moment of abduction in thinking is that play of imagination which obtains the whole of what something means, prior to its representation by reason. Abduction can be regarded as a necessary condition for all sensible, comprehensible representations. It is their aesthetic connection and ultimate basis for any practical understanding.
Keywords:  glottis, apart, anatomy, vocal, folds
The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
Bringing the vocal folds apart to open the glottis for breathing. Term found in About the Voice: Anatomy 201.
spread apart
A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.
Keywords:  criminal, wife, crime, act, capturing
the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
"Abduction" is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. It first aired on 18 August, 2001, during the seventh season.
Keywords:  hasn't, defined, term
This term hasn't been defined yet
A dream about being abducted strongly indicates success for you against most opposition whether business or social. If you witness someone being abducted in your dreams then you can expect to get some unexpected news.
Keywords:  ongoing, continuous, event
a continuous, ongoing event