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conduction

noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

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

Full Definition of CONDUCTION

1
:  the act of conducting or conveying
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
:  the transmission of excitation through living tissue and especially nervous tissue

First Known Use of CONDUCTION

1534

Other Electrical Engineering Terms

feedback, fuse, incandescent, noise, resonance
CONDUCTION Defined for Kids

conduction

noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

Definition of CONDUCTION for Kids

1
:  the act of transporting something <Pipes are for the conduction of water.>
2
:  transmission through a conductor <conduction of heat>
Medical Dictionary

conduction

noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\

Medical Definition of CONDUCTION

1
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 b :  conductivity
2
:  the transmission of excitation through living tissue and especially nervous tissue <conduction of impulses to the brain>

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