Textual thesaurus for "induction"

(noun) trigger, initiation

an act that sets in motion some course of events

(noun) generalisation, generalization, inductive reasoning

reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

(noun) elicitation, evocation

stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

the elicitation of his testimony was not easy

(noun) initiation, installation

a formal entry into an organization or position or office

his initiation into the club; he was ordered to report for induction into the army; he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame

(noun) inductance

an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current