Definitions for conductionkənˈdʌk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conduction, conductivity(noun)

    the transmission of heat or electricity or sound

Wiktionary

  1. conduction(Noun)

    The conveying of heat or electricity through material.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conduction(noun)

    the act of leading or guiding

  2. Conduction(noun)

    the act of training up

  3. Conduction(noun)

    transmission through, or by means of, a conductor; also, conductivity

  4. Origin: [L. conductio a bringing together: cf. F. conduction.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Conduction

    The process or act of conducting a current.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clifford Truesdell:

    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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