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Meaning of inclusion by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Alternative forms


    • Latin inclusio


    inclusion ( countable and uncountable; plural: inclusions )

    1. ( countable ) An addition or annex to a group, set, or total .
      The poem was a new inclusion in the textbook .
    2. ( uncountable ) The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, ( something ) to a group, set, or total .
      The inclusion of the poem added value to the course .
    3. ( countable ) Anything foreign that is included in a material,
    4. ( countable, 鉱物学 ) Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone .

    See also

    • Inclusion ( mineral ) on Wikipedia .

Explanation of inclusion by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of including

    2. any small intracellular body found within another ( characteristic of certain diseases )

    3. an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell
    4. the relation of comprising something

    5. he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work
    6. the state of being included