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induction
American English: /ɪnˈdəkʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪnˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of induction in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 1.1 (introduction)induction (into something)
    (before noun) (course/training/period)
    introductorio
    Example sentences
    • The CO said this year would see a focus on staff inductions, expectations and education, as well as team activities.
    • As job inductions go, the Lord Mayor's Show is certainly wide-ranging.
    • Workers from all sub-contractors go through site inductions and, most times, have to sign-in every day they are on site.
    1.2 (Religion)
    instalación (feminine) como párroco
    his induction into the parish
    su instalación como párroco
    1.3
    Example sentences
    • I was still on military time from my induction to government service.
    • Among the Zulu, King Shaka abolished initiation and substituted military induction for males.
    • In the 1960s and early 1970s, inner city youth were targeted for induction into military service.
  • 2 (Medicine) 2.1 (of labor)
    Example sentences
    • Once the fetal demise was diagnosed, pregnancy was terminated by medical induction, such that the products of conception were largely delivered intact.
    • There seems to be a large percentage of inductions and Caesarian deliveries.
    • A recent study indicates that Cytotec labor inductions in women who have had a previous cesarean carry a 28-fold increase in the risk of uterine rupture.
    2.2 (of hypnosis, sleep)
    Example sentences
    • At 810 nm, on the other hand, the frequency of stress induction was much lower.
    • In addition to their induction by hypoxic stress, they are also found in rapidly growing tissues such as root tips of germinating seeds.
    • In this respect it should be noted that induction of heat-shock proteins can also be triggered by stress factors other than heat.
  • 3 (Electricity)
    (before noun) (relay/motor/coil)
    de inducción
    Example sentences
    • These assumed action at a distance and deduced the mathematical laws for induction of electric currents.
    • According to Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, a changing magnetic field can induce electric current to flow in any conductive structure nearby.
    • As this bobbin is such an excellent conductor, the change in the magnetic flux is opposed in the bobbin by the induction of an alternating current.
    Example sentences
    • In speaking of Newtonian mechanics, he praised it for bringing so much under so few hypotheses, and spoke of it as a ‘consilience of inductions.’

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