The act of leading or guiding
- the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
- The act of leading or leading.
- The work of instruction up.
- Transmission through, or in the shape of, a conductor; additionally, conductivity.
1530s, "hiring;" 1540s, "leading, assistance," from Old French conduction "hire, leasing," from Latin conductionem (nominative conductio), noun of activity from past participle stem of conducere (see conduce). Sense of "performing of a liquid through a channel" is from 1610s; in physics, of heat, etc., from 1814.
In cooking, the method of heat transfer where temperature is transmitted to meals from a pot or pan, oven wall space or racks.
conduction [Butch Morris]
The total current at any point in a dielectric must be considered as made up of two parts: first, the true conduction current, if it exists; and second, the rate of change of dielectric displacement.