Definition of Inductor

1. Noun. An electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit.

Exact synonyms: Inductance
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device



Definition of Inductor

1. n. The person who inducts another into an office or benefice.

Definition of Inductor

1. Noun. (physics) a passive device that introduces inductance into an electrical circuit ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) an evocator or an organizer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inductor

1. one that inducts [n -S] - See also: inducts

Medical Definition of Inductor

1. 1. The person who inducts another into an office or benefice. 2. That portion of an electrical apparatus, in which is the inducing charge or current. Origin: L, one who stirs up or rouses. See Induce. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inductor

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inductive voltage divider
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inductor (current term)
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Literary usage of Inductor

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1. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1896)
"An inductor alternator, as I understand it, is one in which the electromotive ... At the present time the art of inductor building is more highly developed ..."

2. Theory and Calculations of Electrical Apparatus by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"The magnetic flux in the air gap and inductor does not reverse or ... 135, but is constant in direction, that is, all the inductor teeth are of the same ..."

3. Theory and Calculations of Electrical Apparatus by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"The magnetic flux in the air gap and inductor does not reverse or ... 135, but is constant in direction, that is, all the inductor teeth are of the same ..."

4. Ocean Magnetic Observations, 1905-1916: And Reports on Special Researches by Louis Agricola Bauer, John Adam Fleming, William Francis Gray Swann, James Percy Ault, William John Peters (1917)
"inductor 2 of the Wild-Eschenhagen pattern, manufactured by Toepfer und Sohn, ... Values at shore stations by inductor 3, designed and constructed by the ..."

5. Principles of Alternating Current Machinery by Ralph Restieaux Lawrence (1920)
"The difference between the copper loss in the hottest and coldest inductor depends upon the number of phases for which the converter is tapped and upon the ..."

6. A Text-book of Practical Physics by William Watson (1913)
"inductor, and seeing whether reversing the current in the primary of the solenoid ... When this adjustment is being made, the earth inductor must occupy the ..."

7. The Dynamo: Its Theory, Design, and Manufacture by Charles Caesar Hawkins (1896)
"But so far the chief result contemplated in our diagrams of a simple inductor has been this electric pressure at its ends ; no current could flow along it ..."

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