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entrain

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verb en·train \in-ˈtrān\

Definition of entrain

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to draw along with or after oneself

  3. 2 :  to draw in and transport (as solid particles or gas) by the flow of a fluid

  4. 3 :  to incorporate (air bubbles) into concrete

  5. 4 :  to determine or modify the phase or period of <circadian rhythms entrained by a light cycle>

en·train·er noun
en·train·ment play \-ˈtrān-mənt\ noun


Origin of entrain

Middle French entrainer, from en- + trainer to draw, drag — more at train


First Known Use: 1568


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entrain

verb en·train

Definition of entrain

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put aboard a train

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to go aboard a train



1881

First Known Use of entrain

1881


Medical Dictionary

entrain

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transitive verb en·train \in-ˈtrān\

Medical Definition of entrain

  1. :  to determine or modify the phase or period of <circadian rhythms entrained by a light cycle>

  2. en·train·ment \-ˈtrān-mənt\play noun




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