conduction

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin conductio, conductionem (a bringing together); equivalent to conduct +‎ -ion.

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈdʌkʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌkʃən

Noun[edit]

conduction (countable and uncountable, plural conductions)

  1. (physics) The conveying of heat or electricity through material.
  2. The act of leading or guiding.
    • 1614, Walter Ralegh [i.e., Walter Raleigh], The Historie of the World [], London: [] William Stansby for Walter Burre, [], OCLC 37026674, (please specify |book=1 to 5):
      Hobab the son of Raguel the Madianite, who aſſiſted the Israelites in their conduction through the Wildernes of Pharan.
  3. (obsolete) The act of training up.

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