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eduction

[ih-duhk-shuh n]
noun
  1. the act of educing.
  2. something educed.
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Origin of eduction

1640–50; < Latin ēductiōn- (stem of ēductiō), equivalent to ēduct(us) (see educt) + -iōn- -ion
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eduction

noun
  1. something educed
  2. the act or process of educing
  3. the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engineCompare induction
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Word Origin for eduction

C17: from Latin ēductiō, from ēdūcere to educe
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