inductive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or using reasonable induction: inductive thinking.
    • Electricity Of or arising from inductance: inductive reactance.
    • Causing or influencing; inducing.
    • Introductory.
    • of, or relating to reasonable induction
    • of, regarding, or as a result of induction or inductance
    • basic or preparatory
    • influencing
    • Leading or design; persuasive; tempting; -- generally followed closely by to.
    • maintaining cause or cause.
    • resulting in inferences; continuing by, produced from, or using, induction.
    • Operating by induction.
    • Facilitating induction; vulnerable to be applied by induction.
    • of thinking; proceeding from particular realities to a broad conclusion
    • inducing or influencing; leading on
    • arising from inductance
  • others:
    • Leading or design; inducing; tempting: with to.
    • Tending to induce or cause; productive: with of.
    • In reasoning, related to or for the nature of induction: as, inductive syllogism, thinking, or proof.
    • obtaining the personality of an induction or prologue; introductory.
    • In electrical energy: capable create electricity by induction: as, inductive force.
    • Operating by induction: since, an inductive electric machine.
    • assisting induction; vulnerable of being acted on by induction: as, certain substances have actually a great inductive capability. See induction, 6.
  • noun:
    • An electric circuit containing significant self-induction. See induction.

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