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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 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

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 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 previewA - C (2010)

by Herbert Ernst Wiegand

fr piste d 'acce's adductive a l 'article et quittant l 'article hu szocikken kivülre‚ egyben szocikkhez vezetä adateleresi ösveny it pista d 'accesso uscente da e conducente ad articolo pt caminho de acesso abandonando o artigo e conduzindo ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Adductive, ad-duk'tiv, a. That brings forward. Adductor, ad-duk'tur, s. ( Latin.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibit: I. The Origin and the Affinities of Every English Word ... II. The Orthography and the Pronunciation of Words ... III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions of Technical and Scientific Terms ... To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster

ADDUCTIVE, a. That brings forward. ADDUCTOR, n. [L.] A muscle which draws one part of the body towards another; as the adductor oculi, which turns the eye towards the nose; the adductor pollicis manus, which draws the thumb towards the ...

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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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