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conduction

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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

noun con·duc·tion \kən-ˈdək-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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