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Induction vs. Orientation

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Inductionnoun

An act of inducting.

Orientationnoun

(countable) The determination of the relative position of something or someone.

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

(countable) The relative physical position or direction of something.

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

(uncountable) The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end.

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Inductionnoun

An act of inducing.

Orientationnoun

(countable) An inclination, tendency or direction.

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

(countable) The ability to orient.

‘The homing instinct in pigeons is an example of orientation.’;

Inductionnoun

(logic) Derivation of general principles from specific instances.

Orientationnoun

(countable) An adjustment to a new environment.

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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.

Orientationnoun

(countable) An introduction to a (new) environment.

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.

Orientationnoun

(education) Events to orient new students at a school; events to help new students become familiar with a school.

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.

Orientationnoun

The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait.

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Inductionnoun

(medicine) The process of inducing the birth process.

Orientationnoun

The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space.

Inductionnoun

(obsolete) An introduction.

Orientationnoun

The designation of a parametrised curve as "positively" or "negatively" oriented (or "nonorientable"); the analogous description of a surface or hypersurface.

Inductionnoun

The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement.

‘I know not you; nor am I well pleased to make this time, as the affair now stands, the induction of your acquaintance.’; ‘These promises are fair, the parties sure,And our induction dull of prosperous hope.’;

Orientationnoun

The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.

Inductionnoun

An introduction or introductory scene, as to a play; a preface; a prologue.

‘This is but an induction: I will drawThe curtains of the tragedy hereafter.’;

Orientationnoun

The tendency of a revolving body, when suspended in a certain way, to bring the axis of rotation into parallelism with the earth's axis.

Inductionnoun

The act or process of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal; also, the result or inference so reached.

‘Induction is an inference drawn from all the particulars.’; ‘Induction is the process by which we conclude that what is true of certain individuals of a class, is true of the whole class, or that what is true at certain times will be true in similar circumstances at all times.’;

Orientationnoun

An aspect or fronting to the east; especially (Arch.), the placing of a church so that the chancel, containing the altar toward which the congregation fronts in worship, will be on the east end.

Inductionnoun

The introduction of a clergyman into a benefice, or of an official into a office, with appropriate acts or ceremonies; the giving actual possession of an ecclesiastical living or its temporalities.

Orientationnoun

A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.

‘The task of orientation undertaken in this chapter.’;

Inductionnoun

A process of demonstration in which a general truth is gathered from an examination of particular cases, one of which is known to be true, the examination being so conducted that each case is made to depend on the preceding one; - called also successive induction.

Orientationnoun

the act of orienting

Inductionnoun

The property by which one body, having electrical or magnetic polarity, causes or induces it in another body without direct contact; an impress of electrical or magnetic force or condition from one body on another without actual contact.

Orientationnoun

an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

Inductionnoun

a formal entry into an organization or position or office;

‘his initiation into the club’; ‘he was ordered to report for induction into the army’; ‘he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame’;

Orientationnoun

position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

a predisposition in favor of something;

‘a predilection for expensive cars’; ‘his sexual preferences’; ‘showed a Marxist orientation’;

Inductionnoun

reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Orientationnoun

a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

a course introducing a new situation or environment

Inductionnoun

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

‘the elicitation of his testimony was not easy’;

Orientationnoun

the action of orienting someone or something relative to the points of a compass or other specified positions

‘studies of locational awareness and orientation in young children’;

Inductionnoun

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

Orientationnoun

the relative position or direction of something

‘using the orientation of a building to capture energy from the sun’;

Inductionnoun

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

‘the induction of an anesthetic state’;

Orientationnoun

the faculty by which birds and other animals find their way back to a place after going or being taken to a place distant from it

‘recent research in animal orientation’;

Inductionnoun

an act that sets in motion some course of events

Orientationnoun

a person's basic attitude, beliefs, or feelings in relation to a particular subject or issue

‘his book is well worth reading, regardless of your political orientation’;

Orientationnoun

short for sexual orientation

Orientationnoun

familiarization with something

‘many judges give instructions to assist jury orientation’;

Orientationnoun

a course giving information to newcomers to a university or other institution.

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