|1.||self-inductance See also mutual inductance Also called: induction, L the property of an electric circuit as a result of which an electromotive force is created by a change of current in the same circuit (self-inductance) or in a neighbouring circuit (mutual inductance). It is usually measured in henries|
|2.||another name for inductor|
|inductance (ĭn-dŭk'təns) Pronunciation Key
A measure of the reaction of electrical components (especially coils) to changes in current flow by creating a magnetic field and inducing a voltage. Its unit is the henry.