Induction vs. Inducement

Induction vs. Inducement — Is There a Difference?
ADVERTISEMENT

Difference Between Induction and Inducement

Inductionnoun

The act or an instance of inducting.

Inducementnoun

Something that helps bring about an action or a desired result; an incentive

tax breaks intended as an inducement to greater reinvestment.

Inductionnoun

A ceremony or formal act by which a person is inducted, as into office or military service.

Inducementnoun

The act or process of inducing

the inducement of sleep.

Inductionnoun

The generation of electromotive force in a closed circuit by a varying magnetic flux through the circuit.

Inducementnoun

(Law) Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations

fraud in the inducement.
ADVERTISEMENT

Inductionnoun

The charging of an isolated conducting object by momentarily grounding it while a charged body is nearby.

Inducementnoun

An incentive that helps bring about a desired state. In some contexts, this can imply bribery.

Citation of Richard Stallman ...it won't run on a free platform and (...) your program is actually an inducement for people to install non-free software.Richard Stallman's speech in Australian National University on 13 October 2004, Part 2, as seen in [https://web.archive.org/web/20081211064444/http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1647626314188526128&q=linux+site%3Avideo.google.com&total=44&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=7 this film] on video.google.com, circa 40% into the movie. Stallman was talking about Java and flash as inducements for installing non-free software.[dead link]

Inductionnoun

The process of deriving general principles from particular facts or instances.

Inducementnoun

(legal) An introductory statement of facts or background information.

Inductionnoun

A conclusion reached by this process.

Inducementnoun

(shipping) The act of placing a port on a vessel's itinerary because the volume of cargo offered at that port justifies the cost of routing the vessel.

ADVERTISEMENT

Inductionnoun

(Mathematics)A two-part method of proving a theorem involving an integral parameter. First the theorem is verified for the smallest admissible value of the integer. Then it is proven that if the theorem is true for any value of the integer, it is true for the next greater value. The final proof conns the two parts.

Inducementnoun

a positive motivational influence

Inductionnoun

(Medicine)The inducing of labor, whereby labor is initiated artificially with drugs such as oxytocin.

Inducementnoun

act of bringing about a desired result;

inducement of sleep

Inductionnoun

(Medicine)The administration of anesthetic agents and the establishment of a depth of anesthesia adequate for surgery.

Inductionnoun

(Biochemistry)The process of initiating or increasing the production of an enzyme, as in genetic transcription.

Inductionnoun

(Embryology)The process by which one part of an embryo causes adjacent tissues or parts to change form or shape, as by the diffusion of hormones or other chemicals.

Inductionnoun

Presentation of material, such as facts or evidence, in support of an argument or proposition.

Inductionnoun

A preface or prologue, especially to an early English play.

Inductionnoun

An act of inducting.

Inductionnoun

A formal ceremony in which a person is appointed to an office or into military service.

Inductionnoun

The process of showing a newcomer around a place where they will work or study.

Inductionnoun

An act of inducing.

Inductionnoun

(physics) Generation of an electric current by a varying magnetic field.

Inductionnoun

(logic) Derivation of general principles from specific instances.

Inductionnoun

(mathematics) A method of proof of a theorem by first proving it for a specific case (often an integer; usually 0 or 1) and showing that, if it is true for one case then it must be true for the next.

Inductionnoun

(theater) Use of rumors to twist and complicate the plot of a play or to narrate in a way that does not have to state truth nor fact within the play.

Inductionnoun

(biology) In developmental biology, the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells in response to a morphogen whose source determines the feature's position and extent.

Inductionnoun

(medicine) The process of inducing the birth process.

Inductionnoun

(obsolete) An introduction.

Inductionnoun

a formal entry into an organization or position or office;

his initiation into the clubhe was ordered to report for induction into the armyhe gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame

Inductionnoun

an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

Inductionnoun

reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Inductionnoun

the process whereby changes in the current flow in a circuit produce magnetism or an EMF

Inductionnoun

stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors;

the elicitation of his testimony was not easy

Inductionnoun

(physics) a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current

Inductionnoun

the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time);

the induction of an anesthetic state

Inductionnoun

an act that sets in motion some course of events