What does Introduction mean?

Definitions for Introduction
ˌɪn trəˈdʌk ʃənIn·tro·duc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry(noun)

    the act of beginning something new

    "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"

  2. introduction(noun)

    the first section of a communication

  3. presentation, introduction, intro(noun)

    formally making a person known to another or to the public

  4. introduction(noun)

    a basic or elementary instructional text

  5. introduction(noun)

    a new proposal

    "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"

  6. insertion, introduction, intromission(noun)

    the act of putting one thing into another

  7. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration(noun)

    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

    "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

Wiktionary

  1. introduction(Noun)

    The act or process of introducing.

  2. introduction(Noun)

    A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another.

  3. introduction(Noun)

    An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material.

  4. Origin: From introduction, from (ultimately introduco), ultimately from h₁énteros and dewk-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introduction(noun)

    the act of introducing, or bringing to notice

  2. Introduction(noun)

    the act of formally making persons known to each other; a presentation or making known of one person to another by name; as, the introduction of one stranger to another

  3. Introduction(noun)

    that part of a book or discourse which introduces or leads the way to the main subject, or part; preliminary; matter; preface; proem; exordium

  4. Introduction(noun)

    a formal and elaborate preliminary treatise; specifically, a treatise introductory to other treatises, or to a course of study; a guide; as, an introduction to English literature

  5. Origin: [L. introductio: cf. F. introduction. See Introduce.]

Freebase

  1. Introduction

    ln an essay, article, or book, an introduction is a beginning section which states the purpose and goals of the following writing. This is generally followed by the body and conclusion. The introduction typically describes the scope of the document and gives the brief explanation or summary of the document. It may also explain certain elements that are important to the essay if explanations are not part of the main text. The readers can have an idea about the following text before they actually start reading it. ln technical writing, the introduction typically includes one or more standard subsections: abstract or summary, preface, acknowledgments, and foreword. Alternatively, the section labeled introduction itself may be a brief section found side-by-side with abstract, foreword, etc.. In this case the set of sections that come before the body of the book are known as the front matter. When the book is divided into numbered chapters, by convention the introduction and any other front-matter sections are unnumbered and precede chapter 1. Keeping the concept of the introduction the same, different documents have different styles to introduce the written text. For example, the introduction of a Functional Specification consists of information that the whole document is yet to explain. If a Userguide is written, the introduction is about the product. In a report, the introduction gives a summary about the report contents.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Introduction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1555

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Introduction' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2656

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Introduction' in Nouns Frequency: #677

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Introduction in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Introduction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Introduction in a Sentence

  1. Dyann Wirth:

    The introduction of an infected person can start an outbreak.

  2. Alfred Russel Wallace:

    On the Law Which has Regulated the Introduction of Species 1855

  3. Rare Pink:

    I got every introduction I needed, and I’m glad I trusted them.

  4. Juliette Cubanski:

    Much of the increase is due to introduction of high-cost specialty medications.

  5. Wilson Mizner:

    The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.

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