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introduction

 
Noun introduction has 7 senses
  1. introduction - the first section of a communication
    --1 is a kind of
    section, subdivision
    --1 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
    --1 has particulars:
     exordium; opening; foreword, preface, prolusion; preamble; prologue
  2. introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry - the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"
    --2 is a kind of beginning, start, commencement
    --2 has particulars:
     induction; product introduction; ushering in; naturalization, naturalisation
  3. presentation, introduction, intro - formally making a person known to another or to the public
    --3 is a kind of informing, making known
    --3 has particulars: debut; reintroduction
    Derived form: verb introduce1
  4. introduction - a basic or elementary instructional text
    --4 is a kind of
    textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school text
  5. introduction - a new proposal; "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
    --5 is a kind of
    proposal
  6. insertion, introduction, intromission - the act of putting one thing into another
    --6 is a kind of movement
    --6 has particulars:
     cannulation, canulation, cannulization, cannulisation, canulization, canulisation, intubation; instillation, instillment, instilment; enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure; injection; transfusion, blood transfusion; perfusion
    Derived forms: verb introduce6, verb introduce3
  7. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration - 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"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
    --7 is a kind of beginning, start, commencement
    --7 has particulars: authorship, paternity
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