Definition of Conduction. Meaning of Conduction. Synonyms of Conduction

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Definition of Conduction

Conduction
Conduction Con*duc"tion (k[o^]n*d[u^]k"sh[u^]n), n. [L. conductio a bringing together: cf. F. conduction.] 1. The act of leading or guiding. --Sir W. Raleigh. 2. The act of training up. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. 3. (Physics) Transmission through, or by means of, a conductor; also, conductivity. [The] communication [of heat] from one body to another when they are in contact, or through a homogenous body from particle to particle, constitutes conduction. --Amer. Cyc.

Meaning of Conduction from wikipedia

- Conductor or conduction may refer to: Conductor (music), a person who leads a musical ensemble like, for example, an orchestra. Conductor (album), an album...
- Thermal conduction is the transfer of internal energy by microscopic collisions of particles and movement of electrons within a body. The colliding particles...
- auroras. Man-made occurrences of electric current include the flow of conduction electrons in metal wires such as the overhead power lines that deliver...
- Bone conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear primarily through the bones of the skull, allowing the hearer to perceive audio content without...
- In solid-state physics, the valence band and conduction band are the bands closest to the Fermi level, and thus determine the electrical conductivity of...
- ventricular tachycardia. Arrhythmias are due to problems with the electrical conduction system of the heart. Arrhythmias may also occur in children; however,...
- In metals, the Fermi level lies in the conduction band (see Band Theory, above) giving rise to free conduction electrons. However, in semiconductors the...
- The electrical conduction system of the heart transmits signals generated usually by the sinoatrial node to cause contraction of the heart muscle. The...
- VA conduction, also named Ventriculoatrial conduction and sometimes referred to as Retrograde conduction, is the conduction backward phenomena in the heart...
- Saltatory conduction (from the Latin saltare, to hop or leap) is the propagation of action potentials along myelinated axons from one node of Ranvier to...