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induction heating

a method of heating a conducting material, as metal in a furnace, by using electromagnetic induction to establish a current in the material.
Origin of induction heating
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for induction heating
  • The licensee's activities involved development of induction heating coil equipment for heating uranium fuel cores.
  • For this model, two forms of heating are being considered, namely radiation and induction heating.
  • The specimens are surrounded by an induction heating coil in the chamber.
  • Schematic drawing of induction heating box with split ring graphite susceptor.
  • Outside the insulation was a concentric water-cooled induction heating coil.
  • Protective cages or adequate shielding shall be used to guard work applicators other than induction heating coils.
British Dictionary definitions for induction heating

induction heating

the heating of a conducting material as a result of the electric currents induced in it by an externally applied alternating magnetic field
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