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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Introduce \In`tro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Introduced}; p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Introducing}.] [L. introducere, introductum;
      intro within + ducere to lead. See {Intro-}, and {Duke}.]
      1. To lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to
            introduce a person into a drawing-room.
      2. To put (something into a place); to insert; as, to
            introduce the finger, or a probe.
      3. To lead to and make known by formal announcement or
            recommendation; hence, to cause to be acquainted; as, to
            introduce strangers; to introduce one person to another.
      4. To bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as,
            to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant.
      5. To produce; to cause to exist; to induce. [Obs.]
                     Whosoever introduces habits in children, deserves
                     the care and attention of their governors. --Locke.
      6. To open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced
            the subject with a long preface.
      Syn: To bring in; usher in; insert; begin; preface.
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