Associations to the word «Innovation»

Wiktionary

INNOVATION, noun. The act of innovating; the introduction of something new, in customs, rites, etc.
INNOVATION, noun. A change effected by innovating; a change in customs;
INNOVATION, noun. Something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.
INNOVATION, noun. A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.

Dictionary definition

INNOVATION, noun. A creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation.
INNOVATION, noun. The creation of something in the mind.
INNOVATION, 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".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke