Associations to the word «Initiation»
INITIATION, noun. The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
INITIATION, noun. The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
INITIATION, noun. (Chemistry) The first step of transcription or of transduction.
INITIATION CEREMONIES, noun. Plural of initiation ceremony
INITIATION CEREMONY, noun. A ritual during which an initiate is admitted to an organization or given secret knowledge; sometimes contains one or more tests that have to be passed or endured
INITIATION CODON, noun. (genetics) A codon that signals the first amino acid to be used in the synthesis of the polypeptide chain of a protein; either AUG or GUG
INITIATION, noun. A formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame".
INITIATION, noun. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society".
INITIATION, noun. Wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge; "his knowledgeability impressed me"; "his dullness was due to lack of initiation".
INITIATION, noun. An act that sets in motion some course of events.
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