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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French inductif, from Late Latin inductivus

AdjectiveEdit

inductive (comparative more inductive, superlative most inductive)

  1. (logic) Of, or relating to logical induction. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (physics) Of, relating to, or arising from inductance. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. introductory or preparatory. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. Influencing; tending to induce or cause.
    • (Can we date this quote?)Lua error in Module:utilities at line 136: Language code has not been specified. Please pass parameter 1 to the template. John Milton
      A brutish vice, / Inductive mainly to the sin of Eve.
    • (Can we date this quote?)Lua error in Module:utilities at line 136: Language code has not been specified. Please pass parameter 1 to the template. Sir M. Hale
      They may be [] inductive of credibility.

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ReferencesEdit

  • inductive at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • inductive in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.dyk.tiv/
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AdjectiveEdit

inductive

  1. feminine singular of inductif