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n. the criminal taking away of a person by persuasion (convincing someone-particularly a minor or a woman-he/she is better off leaving with the persuader), by fraud (telling the person he/she is neede [..]
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n. the criminal taking away of a person by persuasion (convincing...
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The movement of a limb away from the midline of the body. The opposite of abduction is adduction.
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1620s, "a leading away," from Latin abductionem (nominative abductio), noun of action from past participle stem of abducere "to lead away, take away, arrest" (often by force), from [..]
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Movement of an extremity away from the body.
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Development of a hypothesis to explain observations; frequently used in diagnostic expert systems; can lead to false conclusions. For example, a particular instance of wind destruction by a microburst [..]
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n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
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A heuristic procedure that reasons inductively from available empirical evidence to the discovery of the probable hypotheses that would best explain its occurrence. Both Peirce and Reichenbach develop [..]
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In anatomy, abduction is a movement which draws a limb away from the median sagittal plane
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Movement away from midline of body in frontal plane; applied to hip, shoulder, fingers, thumb, and foot.
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noun. 1. mobility of a specific body part or limb apart from the bodily figure. 2. the action of carrying away or seizing someone with use of physical power. Additional forms- abduct, a verb sense of [..]
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1 a : the action of abducting [ of a robbery victim] b : the tort or felony of abducting a person 2 : the unlawful carrying away of a wife or female child or ward for the purpose of marriage or ...
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A category of logic introduced by Charles Peirce in addition to the Aris-totelian categories of ‘induction’ and ‘deduction’. It is the operation of ‘jumping to conclusions’, or ‘getting [..]
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normal'>Reasoning that generates hypotheses to explain puzzling facts.
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A form of logical inference, commonly applied in the process of medical diagnosis. Given an observation, abduction generates all known causes. See also: Deduction, Induction, Inference.
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Abduction means the crime of taking away of a person by persuasion, by fraud, or by open force or violence. Originally abduction applied only to such taking away of women and children, but now in most [..]
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(n) the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife(n) (physiology) movi [..]
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Pronunciation: æbˈdʌkʃn The drawing apart of the vocal folds.
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  Movement of a body part away from the median plane of the body (an imaginary line drawn form head to toe dividing the body plane into half)
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Movement of a body part, such as an arm or leg, away from the center of the body.
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Movement of a limb away from the midline of the body. Clap your hands together and then move them away from each other; this is abduction. The opposite of abduction is adduction.
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Movement of a limb away from the body’s midline, or of a digit away from the long axis of a limb.
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  Taking away by violence or fraud and persuasion; kidnapping. Usually a female or wife, child or ward.
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Unlawful removal of a person (often a child) from their home environment.
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Taking away by violence or fraud and persuasion; kidnapping. Usually a female or wife, child or ward.
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Movement away from the midline on the lateral plane.
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<logic> The process of inference to the best explanation. "Abduction" is sometimes used to mean just the generation of hypotheses to explain observations or conclusionsm, but the forme [..]
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<anatomy, neurology> Movement of the limbs toward the lateral plane or away from the body. (11 Mar 1998)
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movement of a limb away from the median plane (see above).
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Movement of a joint away from the center of the body.
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Leading away; a carrying away.en|kidnapping *en|retroduction *en|retroduction
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