inductive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French inductif, from Late Latin inductivus

Adjective[edit]

inductive (comparative more inductive, superlative most inductive)

  1. (logic) of, or relating to logical induction
  2. (physics) of, relating to, or arising from induction or inductance
  3. introductory or preparatory
  4. influencing; tending to induce or cause
    • Milton
      A brutish vice, / Inductive mainly to the sin of Eve.
    • Sir M. Hale
      They may be [] inductive of credibility.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

inductive f

  1. feminine form of inductif