Con*duc"tion (?), 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.

 

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