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superinduce

[soo-per-in-doos, -dyoos] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdus, -ˈdyus/
verb (used with object), superinduced, superinducing.
1.
to bring in or induce as an added feature, circumstance, etc.; superimpose.
Origin of superinduce
1545-1555
1545-55; < Latin superindūcere. See super-, induce
Related forms
superinduction
[soo-per-in-duhk-shuh n] /ˌsu pər ɪnˈdʌk ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples from the Web for superinduce
Historical Examples
  • In the man, it may lower his vitality, cause irregular work, and superinduce a condition of despondency and readiness to give in.

    Broken Homes Joanna C. Colcord
  • The way to render human beings of any class despicable is to undervalue them; for disesteem will superinduce degeneracy.

  • superinduce magnetism at one end of a needle; the opposite magnetism takes place at the other end.

    Essays Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The hour advanced, and he must superinduce the happy bridegroom on the dead statue.

  • superinduce magnetism at one end of a needle, the opposite magnetism takes place at the other end.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It is only the romance, the adventure; and such moonlight nights often superinduce sentimentality.

    Hearts and Masks Harold MacGrath
  • Children should never be accused of obstinacy; the accusation cannot cure, but may superinduce the disease.

British Dictionary definitions for superinduce

superinduce

/ˌsuːpərɪnˈdjuːs/
verb
1.
(transitive) to introduce as an additional feature, factor, etc
Derived Forms
superinducement, noun
superinduction (ˌsuːpərɪnˈdʌkʃən) noun
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superinduce in Medicine

superinduce su·per·in·duce (sōō'pər-ĭn-dōōs', -dyōōs')
v. su·per·in·duced, su·per·in·duc·ing, su·per·in·duc·es
To introduce as an addition to something already existing.

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