Meaning of INCLUSION in English


/in klooh"zheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of including.

2. the state of being included.

3. something that is included.

4. Biol. a body suspended in the cytoplasm, as a granule.

5. Mineral. a solid body or a body of gas or liquid enclosed within the mass of a mineral.

6. Petrog. xenolith.

7. Logic , Math. the relationship between two sets when the second is a subset of the first.

[ 1590-1600; 1945-50 for def. 7; inclusion- (s. of inclusio ) a shutting in, equiv. to inclus ( us ) (see INCLUSE) + -ion- -ION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .