Meaning of INCLUSION in English


ə̇nˈklüzhən noun

( -s )

Etymology: Latin inclusion-, inclusio, from inclusus + -ion-, -io -ion

1. : the act of including or the state of being included

the inclusion of domestic … reforms in the social program of the government — H.C.Atyeo

2. : something that is included: as

a. : a gaseous, liquid, or solid and usually minute foreign body enclosed in the mass of a mineral

b. : a passive product of cell activity (as a starch grain) visible within the protoplasm

c. : solid and usually minute foreign particles (as of slag) enclosed in a solid metal

3. : a relation between two classes that obtains when all members of the first are also members of the second — contrasted with membership

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.