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English noun: transduction

1. transduction (process) (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage


Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process


Domain categorygenetic science, genetics

2. transduction (process) the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form


SamplesThe transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone.


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process


Narrower (hyponym)microphoning









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