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3 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Inclusion \In*clu"sion\, n. [L. inclusio: cf. F. inclusion. See
1. The act of including, or the state of being included;
limitation; restriction; as, the lines of inclusion of his
policy. --Sir W. Temple.
2. Something that is included.
3. (Min.) A foreign substance, either liquid or solid,
usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.
4. (Biol., Cytology) A small body suspended within the
cytoplasm of a cell.
5. (Logic, Math.) The relationship existing between two sets
if one is a subset of the other.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the state of being included [ant: exclusion]
2: the relation of comprising something; "he admired the
inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work" [syn:
3: any small intracellular body found within another
(characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the
cytoplasm of the cell" [syn: inclusion body, cellular
4: the act of including
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
120 Moby Thesaurus words for "inclusion":
Anschluss, absorption, addition, affiliation, agglomeration,
aggregation, agreement, alignment, alliance, amalgamation,
assimilation, association, beleaguerment, besetment, blend,
blending, blockade, blockading, cabal, cahoots, cartel,
centralization, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency,
circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition,
circumscription, classification, coadunation, coalescence,
coalition, colleagueship, collegialism, collegiality, combination,
combine, combo, composition, comradeship, confederacy,
confederation, confinement, confraternity, congeries,
conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, consolidation,
conspiracy, containment, copartnership, copartnery, cordoning,
counting, ecumenism, embarrassment, embodiment, embracement,
encincture, encirclement, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment,
engagement, enmeshment, enosis, entanglement, envelopment,
environment, federalization, federation, fellowship, fraternalism,
fraternity, fraternization, freemasonry, fusion, girding, girdling,
grouping, hookup, immurement, implication, imprisonment,
incarceration, incorporation, integration, involution, involvement,
junction, junta, league, marriage, meld, melding, merger,
numbering, package, package deal, partnership, quarantine,
relation, siege, sodality, solidification, sorority, surrounding,
syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synthesis, tie-in, tie-up,
unification, union, wedding
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