Meaning of INDUCTIVE in English

INDUCTIVE

transcription, транскрипция: [ in-ˈdək-tiv ]

adjective

Date: 15th century

1. : leading on : inducing

2. : of, relating to, or employing mathematical or logical induction

inductive reasoning

3. : of or relating to inductance or electrical induction

4. : introductory

5. : involving the action of an embryological organizer : tending to produce induction

• in·duc·tive·ly adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.