entrain verb [ trans. ]1 (of a current or fluid) incorporate and sweep along in its flow. • cause or bring about as a consequence : the triumph of a revolution was measured in terms of the social revision it entrained. 2 Biology (of a rhythm or something that varies rhythmically) cause (another) gradually to fall into synchronism with it. • [ intrans. ] ( entrain to) fall into synchronism with (something) in such a way. DERIVATIVES
ORIGIN mid 16th cent.(in the sense [bring on as a consequence] ): from French entraîner, from en- ‘in’ + traîner ‘to drag.’ (also the name of a song on van morrison’s record which comes out soon….) photo here texas town hall, austin hillary wins texas so, are we glad about the outcome? is it what you were hoping for? 😉 wonder what shep would say….