recruitments

recruitment

[ri-kroot-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act or process of recruiting.
2.
Physiology. an increase in the response to a stimulus owing to the activation of additional receptors, resulting from the continuous application of the stimulus with the same intensity.

Origin:
1815–25; recruit + -ment

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recruitment re·cruit·ment (rĭ-krōōt'mənt)
n.

  1. An abnormal disproportionate sensation of loudness felt in response to sounds of increasing intensity.

  2. The activation of additional motor neurons in response to sustained stimulation of a given receptor or afferent nerve.

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