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1. Of, relating to, or using logical induction: inductive reasoning.
2. Electricity Of or arising from inductance: inductive reactance.
3. Causing or influencing; inducing.
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1. (General Physics) relating to, involving, or operated by electrical or magnetic induction: an inductive reactance.
2. (Logic) logic maths of, relating to, or using induction: inductive reasoning.
3. serving to induce or cause
4. a rare word for introductory
5. (Biology) biology producing a reaction within an organism, esp induction in embryonic tissue
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1. of, pertaining to, or involving electrical or magnetic induction.
2. operating by induction: an inductive machine.
3. of, pertaining to, or employing logical induction.
4. capable of bringing about embryonic induction.
5. serving to induce; leading or influencing.
[1600–10; < Late Latin]
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|Adj.||1.||inductive - arising from inductance; "inductive reactance"|
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
|2.||inductive - of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion; "inductive reasoning"|
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
synthetical, synthetic - of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
a posteriori - involving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes; "a posteriori demonstration"
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
|3.||inductive - inducing or influencing; leading on; "inductive to the sin of Eve"- John Milton|
causative - producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"
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inductive[ɪnˈdʌktɪv] ADJ [reasoning] → inductivo
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adv → induktiv
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inductive[ɪnˈdʌktɪv] adj → induttivo/a
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