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entraining

Psychology
A technique in which an individual is taught to focus on an extraneous factor (e.g., music) rather than on the normal focus of attention; entraining has been used reduce the need for anaesthesia in patients undergoing surgical procedures, and has been shown to slow breathing and have a sedative effect.

entraining

A technique for teaching Pts to focus on an extraneous factor–eg, music, rather than on a normal focus of attention. See Biofeedback.

entraining

loading horses, cattle or any other livestock onto a train.
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sayi also support this hypothesis, with the qualification that the female controls the time of egg hatching by entraining the rhythm in the embryos.
Since this light intensity was in the range that embryos can perceive (see Results), the embryos were exposed to the light phase of the entraining photoperiod.
The falling metal forms a vortex in the sprue, entraining still more air.