eduction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin eductio. Equivalent to educe +‎ -tion.

Noun[edit]

eduction (plural eductions)

  1. The act of educing, of deducing: deduction.
  2. The result of educing; something which has been educed; inference, deduction.
  3. (geology) A process by which the Earth's crust spreads sideways and exposes deep-seated rocks.