[ih-duhk-shuh n]


the act of educing.
something educed.

Origin of eduction

1640–50; < Latin ēductiōn- (stem of ēductiō), equivalent to ēduct(us) (see educt) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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something educed
the act or process of educing
the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engineCompare induction

Word Origin for eduction

C17: from Latin ēductiō, from ēdūcere to educe
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