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CONDUCTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conduction mean? 

CONDUCTION (noun)
  The noun CONDUCTION has 1 sense:

1. the transmission of heat or electricity or sound

  Familiarity information: CONDUCTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONDUCTION (noun)


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Meaning:

The transmission of heat or electricity or sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

conduction; conductivity

Hypernyms ("conduction" is a kind of...):

physical phenomenon (a natural phenomenon involving the physics of matter and energy)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "conduction"):

electrical conduction (the passage of electricity through a conductor)


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