Introduction

Introduction, The Introduction, Intro, or The Intro may refer to:

  • Introduction (music), an opening section of a piece of music
  • Introduction (essay), a beginning section which states the purpose and goals of the following writing
    • Foreword, a beginning section of a book, before the introduction, usually written by someone other than the author
  • Introduction (British House of Commons), a ceremonial seating for members elected in by-elections
  • Introduction (House of Lords), a ceremonial seating for some new members
  • "Introduction" (Songs of Experience), a poem by William Blake
  • Intro (demoscene), in the demoscene, a short computer program produced for promotion or to meet competition requirements
  • Intro sequence, a non-interactive introductory sequence for a computer or video game
  • The Introduction, a prequel film of the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Introduced species or introduction, a species established by humans outside its natural range

Famous quotes containing the word introduction:

    My objection to Liberalism is this—that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind—namely, politics—of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
    Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)

    The role of the stepmother is the most difficult of all, because you can’t ever just be. You’re constantly being tested—by the children, the neighbors, your husband, the relatives, old friends who knew the children’s parents in their first marriage, and by yourself.
    —Anonymous Stepparent. Making It as a Stepparent, by Claire Berman, introduction (1980, repr. 1986)

    Do you suppose I could buy back my introduction to you?
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a wisecrack made to his fellow stowaway Chico Marx (1931)