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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current.

Usage examples (36)
  • Yes, I can't remember why we didn't go up a bit in inductance; it was largely a trial and error business really.
  • The storage capacity for magnetic energy is called inductance of a coil.
  • Leakage inductance occurs when the magnetic flux does not fully couple to the secondary winding.
  • This is called the inductance coil. for more
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