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 (ĭn′trə-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
tr.v. in·tro·duced, in·tro·duc·ing, in·tro·duc·es
a. To present (someone) by name to another in order to establish an acquaintance.
b. To present (a performer, for example) to the public for the first time.
c. To make preliminary remarks about; preface: introduced the slide show with a brief talk.
2. To put forward (a plan, for example) for consideration; propose.
3. To provide (someone) with a beginning knowledge or first experience of something: introduced me to weightlifting.
a. To bring in and establish in a new place or environment: exotic plants that were introduced into gardening; a disease that was introduced into the Americas.
b. To bring into currency, use, or practice; originate: introduced the new product in several test markets; introduced the tango into their circle of friends.
5. To put inside or into; insert or inject: introduced a catheter into an artery; introduced realism to crime fiction.

[Middle English introducen, to bring into, from Latin intrōdūcere : intrō-, within; see en in Indo-European roots + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

in′tro·duc′er n.
in′tro·duc′i·ble adj.
Synonyms: introduce, insert, interject, interpolate, interpose
These verbs mean to put or set a person or thing into, between, or among others: introduce suspense into a novel; insert a letter into an envelope; interject a comment into a conversation; interpolated a transitional passage into the text; interposed himself between the scrapping boys. See Also Synonyms at broach1.


n. intubador, divisa utilizada para intubar.
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He seems to have been the introducer of the sort of roads which Europe now uses.
The supreme touch of the white rabbit pulling on his white gloves as he hastens is again absolutely the child's vision, but the white rabbit as guide and introducer of Alice's adventures belongs to mature grown insight.
Not, as Eustace hinted, that there was any real necessity for my services as introducer, inasmuch as his own name had become established in some good degree of favor with the literary world.
I will but fasten my cloak, and shall then be ready to serve you, not only as a guide, but as your introducer, too.
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