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conduction

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noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

Simple Definition of conduction

  • : the movement of heat or electricity through something (such as metal or water)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conduction

  1. 1 :  the act of conducting or conveying

  2. 2 a :  transmission through or by means of a conductor; also :  the transfer of heat through matter by communication of kinetic energy from particle to particle with no net displacement of the particles — compare convection, radiation b :  conductivity

  3. 3 :  the transmission of excitation through living tissue and especially nervous tissue

1534

First Known Use of conduction

1534

Other Electrical Engineering Terms

Rhymes with conduction

abduction, adduction, construction, deduction, destruction, eduction, effluxion, induction, instruction, obstruction, production, reduction, seduction, subduction, transduction


CONDUCTION Defined for Kids

conduction

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noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

Definition of conduction for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of transporting something <Pipes are for the conduction of water.>

  2. 2 :  transmission through a conductor <conduction of heat>




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conduction

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noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

Medical Definition of conduction

  1. 1a:  transmission through or by means of a conductor; also :  the transfer of heat through matter by communication of kinetic energy from particle to particle with no net displacement of the particlesb:  conductivity

  2. 2:  the transmission of excitation through living tissue and especially nervous tissue <conduction of impulses to the brain>




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