- the act of including.
- the state of being included.
- something that is included.
- Biology. a body suspended in the cytoplasm, as a granule.
- Mineralogy. a solid body or a body of gas or liquid enclosed within the mass of a mineral.
- Petrography. xenolith.
- Logic, Mathematics. the relationship between two sets when the second is a subset of the first.
Origin of inclusion
Examples from the Web for inclusion
Its inclusion in Record of the Year is on track with the recent trend of all nominees being chart-toppers.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More
December 5, 2014
Today, the meaning for Republicans has changed—[it means] an inclusion of people from different backgrounds.The Republican Rainbow Coalition Is Real
November 18, 2014
The inclusion of the 47-year-old sex symbol, Baywatch cast member, and star of Borat might surprise you at first.Pamela Anderson Is Israel’s No. 1 Fan
November 7, 2014
“CEOs in their 40s and 50s did not grow up with inclusion in the schools and many simply do not know anybody with IDD,” he said.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business
October 27, 2014
There are moments in the dialogue that have absolutely no value, and are fascinating only for their inclusion in the book.Cornel West’s Disappointing Decline
October 23, 2014
But the inclusion of so wide a field has had a disadvantage.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
But I thought it better to err on the side of inclusion than on that of exclusion.Aino Folk-Tales
Basil Hall Chamberlain
We do not approve of his inclusion of the excerpts of Vinidarius in the Apician text.
No objection had been raised to the inclusion of my instructions.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
The reasons for the inclusion of the others are fairly clear.
- the act of including or the state of being included
- something included
- geology a solid fragment, liquid globule, or pocket of gas enclosed in a mineral or rock
- the relation between two sets that obtains when all the members of the first are members of the secondSymbol: X ⊆ Y
- strict inclusion or proper inclusionthe relation that obtains between two sets when the first includes the second but not vice versaSymbol: X ⊂ Y
- engineering a foreign particle in a metal, such as a particle of metal oxide
Word Origin and History for inclusion
c.1600, from Latin inclusionem (nominative inclusio) "a shutting up, confinement," noun of action from past participle stem of includere (see include).
- A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
- The process by which a foreign or heterogenous structure is misplaced in another tissue.