TraductionTra*duc"tion\, n. [L. traductio a transferring: cf. F. traduction translation. See Traduce.]1. Transmission from one to another. [Obs.] Traditional communication and traduction of truths. --Sir M. Hale. 2. Translation from one language to another. [Obs.] 3. Derivation by descent; propagation. [R.] If by traduction came thy mind, Our wonder is the less to find A soul so charming from a stock so good. --Dryden. 4. The act of transferring; conveyance; transportation. [R.] "The traduction of brutes." --Sir M. Hale. 5. Transition. [Obs.] --Bacon. 6. (Logic) A process of reasoning in which each conclusion applies to just such an object as each of the premises applies to. --Jevons.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
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