What is the difference between induced and influenced ?

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What is the difference between "induced" and "influenced" ?

Hi

I don't understand , is it a different word for same phenomena ?

I'm novice to physics.


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clem

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Re: What is the difference between "induced" and "influenced" ?

They could be used differently in specific areas of physics.
I consider "induced" to mean the process wouldn't happen without being induced.
I consider "influenced" to mean the process is affected, but would just happen differently if not influenced.
 

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