inductive inductive

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) arising from inductance
  2. (adj) of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion
  3. (adj) inducing or influencing; leading on

Usage(s):

  1. His suggestions were carried out broadly by his secretary, Hobbes; in inductive psychology by Locke; in utilitarian economics by Bentham.
  2. His suggestions were carried out broadly by his secretary, Hobbes; in inductive psychology by Locke; in utilitarian economics by Bentham.
  3. It was a triumph of inductive reasoning over deductive, of scientific method over pure logic.

News

  1. Inductive Sensors operate in extreme environments.

    Designed for use in Zone 0 and 20 explosive atmospheres, ATEX- IECEx Certified Inductive Sensors are available in M8, M12, M18, and M30 sizes with cable or plug-in connector. Models are also available with IP68K or IP69K ratings and for temperatures ranging from -40 to +120°C. Typical applications include construction equipment, conveyors, food processing, valve position monitoring, and material ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Samsung Launches Galaxy S4 Inductive Charging Kit at $90

    Samsung releases native wireless inductive charger for the Galaxy S4; price starting at $89.99.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tom's Hardware

Quotes

  • In his new book, The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation , P&G CEO AG Lafley explains the difference between the two methods: "Business schools tend to focus on inductive thinking (based on directly observable...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: AG Lafley Source: BusinessWeek

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