Introduction vs Precursor - What's the difference?

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Introduction is a related term of precursor.


As nouns the difference between introduction and precursor

is that introduction is the act or process of introducing while precursor is that which precurses, a forerunner, a predecessor, an indicator of approaching events.

introduction

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act or process of introducing.
  • A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another.
  • An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material.
  • Derived terms

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    precursor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (chiefly obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which precurses, a forerunner, a predecessor, an indicator of approaching events.
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  • (chemistry) One of the compounds that participates in the chemical reaction that produces another compound.
  • Anagrams

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