inductive

adjective in·duc·tive \ in-ˈdək-tiv \

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

inductively

adverb

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First Known Use of inductive

15th century


INDUCTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

inductive

adjective

Definition of inductive for English Language Learners

  • : using particular examples to reach a general conclusion about something


Medical Dictionary

inductive

adjective in·duc·tive \ in-ˈdək-tiv \

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

inductively

adverb


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