conduction definition

  • noun:
    • The transmission or conveying of something through a medium or passage, especially the transmission of electric cost or temperature through a conducting medium without perceptible motion associated with the method itself.
    • The conveying of heat or electrical energy through material.
    • The work of leading or guiding.
    • The act of education up.
    • The work of leading or leading.
    • The work of training up.
    • Transmission through, or through, a conductor; also, conductivity.
    • The act of directing, directing, or leading; assistance.
    • The act of education up.
    • Transmission; conveyance; particularly, in physics, transmission of heat from things of temperature to points of low temperature, or of electrical energy from things of high-potential to points of low prospective, from particle to particle, and a distance, because of the raising for the temperature or potential of advanced particles, with no practical movement of these.
    • In physiology, the transfer of nervous influence along a nerve-fiber or of the contractile force from point to point in muscle-tissue.
    • the transmission of heat or electricity or noise

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