Definitions for conductionkənˈdʌk ʃən
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the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
The conveying of heat or electricity through material.
the act of leading or guiding
the act of training up
transmission through, or by means of, a conductor; also, conductivity
Origin: [L. conductio a bringing together: cf. F. conduction.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
The process or act of conducting a current.
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How did Biot arrive at the partial differential equation? [the heat conduction equation] . . . Perhaps Laplace gave Biot the equation and left him to sink or swim for a few years in trying to derive it. That would have been merely an instance of the way great mathematicians since the very beginnings of mathematical research have effortlessly maintained their superiority over ordinary mortals.
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