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Definition of the adjective adductive

What does adductive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part

Alternative definition of the adjective adductive


  1. Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.

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Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1919)

by Casey Albert Wood

absence of adductive power at distance, (2) very low positive fusion reserve and (3) depleted amplitudes of accommodation: in a word, paresis of ocular functions. . Case 11.

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

adductive (ad-duk'tiv), adj. bringing forward. adductor ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1984)

Volume 21 - Expanders to Finned Tubes: Selection of by John J. McKetta Jr

Extractive and Adductive) Extractive Distillation (see Distillation. Azeotropic and Extractive) F Facilities Planning ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

non-conduction obduction obstruction over-production production reduction reproduction seduction self-destruction subduction substruction suction superstru ction traduction adductive conductive constructive deductive destructive inductive ...

Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

adductive, conductive, constructive, deductive, destructive, inductive, instructive, obstructive, productive, reductive, seductive. (4) introductive, reproductive, reconstructive. - uhmp-tiv (3) assumptive, consumptive, presumptive, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)

by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)

Adductive, a that brings forward. Adductor, s. any muscle that contracts. A demption, s.revocation, privation. Adept', s, one well versed in an art: a. skilled, thoroughly versed. Adequacy, Adequateness, s. sufficiency. Adequately, ad. in an ...

Google previewFather Van's progressive dictionary for versification (1900)

by Amandus Vandendriessche

ADDUCTIVE, conductive, destructive, inductive, instructive, obstructive, productive, reconstructive, unproductive.

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

adductive (ad-duk'tiv), adj. bringing forward. adductor ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

attracting, attrahent, attractive, adducent, adductive; magnetic, magnetized. 2,(which is attractive) attractive, charming, alluring, engaging, interesting, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n adductive BR o'dAktiv AM o'doktiv adductor BR o'dAkto(r), ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2D2U1C3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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