Definition of Inductance

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

Exact synonyms: Induction
Generic synonyms: Electrical Phenomenon
Specialized synonyms: Mutual Induction, Self-induction
Derivative terms: Induce, Induct



2. Noun. An electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit.
Exact synonyms: Inductor
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device

Definition of Inductance

1. n. Capacity for induction; the coefficient of self- induction.

Definition of Inductance

1. Noun. The property of an electric circuit by which a voltage is induced in it by a changing magnetic field. ¹

2. Noun. The quantity of the resulting electromagnetic flux divided by the current that produces it, measured in henries (SI symbol: '''H'''.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inductance

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Medical Definition of Inductance

1. Characteristic relating the magnetic flux generated through a loop of wires to the current in the wires, Phi=LI. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Inductance

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1. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"Substituting the values given above the inductance of the solenoid is ... As stated in Art. 95, the inductance of circuits containing magnetic materials is ..."

2. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"CHAPTER VII MEASUREMENT OF inductance AND CAPACITY STANDARDS OF inductance ... Primary standards of mutual inductance which have a single fixed value are ..."

3. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Circuit Containing inductance Only.β€”It was shown in Vol. I, Chap. VIII, that inductance always opposes any change in the current flowing in a circuit. ..."

4. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"CHAPTER VII MEASUREMENT OF inductance AND CAPACITY STANDARDS OF inductance ... Primary standards of mutual inductance which have a single fixed value are ..."

5. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"inductance, on the other hand, is supposed to be caused by the inertia of the ... The electric energy spent in overcoming an inductance, when the current ..."

6. Alternating-current Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1914)
"inductance a Property of the Circuit. When we examme the equation L = β€”-=β€” we ... The physical characteristic named inductance, then, is a property of the ..."

7. Alternating-current Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1915)
"The physical characteristic named inductance, then, is a property of the ... Another way of stating this might be: inductance is not a material thing, ..."

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