duc-, -duce, -duct, -ducent, -ductor, -duction, -ductive, -ducer, -ducement, -ducation
(Latin: to lead, leading; bringing; to take; to draw along or out)
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2. To harm the reputation of someone through false and malicious statements: The newspaper columnist was obviously traducing, or defaming, the politician in her newspaper column.
A jealous rival attempted to traduce the mayor's reputation with false allegations of corruption.3. Etymology: "to alter, change over, transport"; from Latin traducere, "to change over, to convert"; originally "lead along or across, transfer"; from trans-, "across" + ducere, "to lead".
The sense of "defame, slander" (1586) is from Latin traducere with the meaning of "to scorn" or "to disgrace"; probably from the notion of "to lead along as a spectacle".
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2. Any device by which variations in one physical quantity (e.g. pressure, brightness) are quantitatively converted into variations in another (e.g. voltage, position).
2. The process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form.
3. Transfer of genetic material or characteristics from one bacterial cell to another by the incorporation of bacterial DNA into a bacteriophage.
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In a building, a ventiduct can be a conduct for wind or air, like for a subterraneous spiracle for aerating apartments.
2. Moving toward the abdomen or abdominal wall.
2. Etymology: from Latin via, "way, road" + -duct "a leading, a conducting", past participle of ducere, "to lead".