inclusion

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See also: inclusión

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Borrowed from Latin inclusio, inclusionis, from the verb Latin inclūdō (to shut in, enclose, insert), from in- (in) + claudō (to shut), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂u- (key, hook, nail). Doublet of enclosure.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈkluːʒən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

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inclusion (countable and uncountable, plural inclusions)

  1. (countable) An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.
    The poem was a new inclusion in the textbook.
  2. (uncountable) The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set, or total.
    The inclusion of the poem added value to the course.
  3. (countable) Anything foreign that is included in a material,
  4. (countable, mineralogy) Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone.
    • 2009, Cindy Lasiter, Diamonds in the Rough, Xulon Press, →ISBN, page xi:
      The fewer inclusions a diamond has, the better is its clarity and value. Often the inclusions can be cut out of a diamond in the rough.
  5. (cytology) A nuclear or cytoplasmic aggregate of stainable substances.
  6. (histology) An object completely inside a tissue, such as epidermal inclusion cyst, a cyst in the epidermis.
  7. (mathematics) A mapping where the domain is a subset of the image.
  8. (obsolete) Restriction; limitation.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French inclusion, borrowed from Latin inclūsiō, inclūsiōnem.

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inclusion f (countable and uncountable, plural inclusions)

  1. inclusion

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inclūsiō.

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inclusion f (plural inclusions)

  1. inclusion

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Further reading[edit]

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 559.
  • Diccionari General de la Lenga Occitana, L’Academia occitana – Consistòri del Gai Saber, 2008-2016, page 338.