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conduction

con·duc·tion

conduction

 
 
pronunciation:
kn duhk shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of conducting or conveying.
definition 2: the transmission or transfer, as of heat, electrical charges, or nervous impulses, through a medium.
Heat travels through the wall by conduction from the warmer side to the cooler side.
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derivation: conductional (adj.)
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