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con•duc•tion



Pronunciation: (kun-duk'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of conducting, as of water through a pipe.
2. Physics.
a. the transfer of heat between two parts of a stationary system, caused by a temperature difference between the parts.
b. transmission through a conductor.
c. conductivity.
3. Physiol.the carrying of sound waves, electrons, heat, or nerve impulses by a nerve or other tissue.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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