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electromagnetic induction

noun, Electricity
1.
the induction of an electromotive force by the motion of a conductor across a magnetic field or by a change in magnetic flux in a magnetic field.
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Production of an electric current by changing the magnetic field enclosed by an electrical circuit. The most common use of electromagnetic induction is in the electric generator.

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