conduction: Meaning and Definition of


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