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kənˈdʌk ʃəncon·duc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conduction, conductivitynoun

    the transmission of heat or electricity or sound


  1. conductionnoun

    The conveying of heat or electricity through material.


  1. conduction

    Conduction is the process where heat or electricity is directly transmitted through a substance when there is a difference of temperature or of electrical potential between adjoining regions, without movement of the material. It is a fundamental method of heat and energy transfer, commonly seen in solids due to the movement or vibration of molecules or free electrons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conductionnoun

    the act of leading or guiding

  2. Conductionnoun

    the act of training up

  3. Conductionnoun

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

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

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Conduction

    The process or act of conducting a current.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conduction in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conduction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of conduction in a Sentence

  1. Marc Siegel:

    They did a thorough neurological exam, but they also need to do a nerve conduction EMG, and they need to do an MRI of the brain and the spinal cord to try and explain where this gait problem comes from.

  2. Marc Siegel:

    If we're looking into neurological causes for the gait change, I don't think the way they characterize that in the physical is sufficient, i want more information. I want to know what the MRIs show, and I want to know what the nerve conduction EMG shows to rule out things that are more extensive, that by the way, can be associated with cognitive changes like mental status, like dementia.

  3. 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.

  4. The Conduction Company:

    Contact us today and experience the highest level of customer satisfaction. Don't settle for less – choose The Conduction Company for all your electrical requirements in Auckland!

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