Associations to the word «Inclusion»


INCLUSION, noun. (countable) An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.
INCLUSION, noun. (uncountable) The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set, or total.
INCLUSION, noun. (countable) Anything foreign that is included in a material,
INCLUSION, noun. (countable) (mineralogy) Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone.
INCLUSION, noun. (Biology) A nuclear or cytoplasmic aggregate of stainable substances.
INCLUSION COMPLEX, noun. Synonym of inclusion compound.
INCLUSION COMPOUND, noun. (chemistry) A complex in which one molecule (the guest) is located within a cavity of another (the host)
INCLUSION POLYMORPHISM, noun. (computer science) Synonym of subtype polymorphism.
INCLUSION POLYMORPHISMS, noun. Plural of inclusion polymorphism

Dictionary definition

INCLUSION, noun. The state of being included.
INCLUSION, noun. The relation of comprising something; "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work".
INCLUSION, noun. Any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell".
INCLUSION, noun. The act of including.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King