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adverb as in a posteriori

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The first is an inductive power transfer from the road, which then sends power between a set of coils in the roadway and a set of coils in the car.

He writes that intelligence is governed by “inductive bias,” meaning we prefer certain hypotheses before making observations, and “approximation bias,” which means we take mental shortcuts when faced with limited resources.

Most wireless vehicle charging technologies rely on a process known as inductive charging, where electricity pumped into a wire coil creates a magnetic field that can induce an electric current in any other nearby wire coil.

The system will create real-time 3D maps of roads and intersections, replacing the current combination of inductive loop detectors, cameras, and radar.

The inductive button on the left side of the watch allows you to easily wake or sleep on the screen, which came in handy when I wanted to clear alerts or notifications.

Absent a clear answer, Obama has, in effect, asked the country to infer his goals by inductive reasoning.

He was a great pioneer of philosophy, since he resorted to inductive methods of proof, and gave general definiteness to ideas.

His method is hence inductive,--the derivation of certain principles from a sum of given facts and phenomena.

Of inductive and deductive, the inductive 140 proofs generally go first.

This brings us at once to the very heart of Holbach's method which was experimental and inductive to the last degree.

So far, therefore, as relates to simple existence, the Inductive Logic has no knots to untie.


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On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inductive, such as: inaugural, preparatory, anterior, basic, beginning, and early.

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