inductive


in·duc·tive

adjective \in-ˈdək-tiv\

: using particular examples to reach a general conclusion about something

Full Definition of INDUCTIVE

1
:  leading on :  inducing
2
:  of, relating to, or employing mathematical or logical induction <inductive reasoning>
3
:  of or relating to inductance or electrical induction
5
:  involving the action of an embryological organizer :  tending to produce induction
in·duc·tive·ly adverb

First Known Use of INDUCTIVE

15th century

Other Logic Terms

a posteriori, connotation, corollary, inference, mutually exclusive, paradox, postulate, syllogism

in·duc·tive

adjective \in-ˈdək-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INDUCTIVE

1
: of or relating to inductance or electrical induction
2
: involving the action of an embryological inductor : tending to produce induction <the inductive effect of chordamesoderm> <inductive reactions in the embryo>
in·duc·tive·ly adverb

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