magnetic-induction

magnetic induction

noun Electricity.
1.
Also called magnetic flux density. a vector quantity used as a measure of a magnetic field. Symbol: B
2.
magnetization induced by proximity to a magnetic field.


Origin:
1850–55

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magnetic induction
 
n
another name for magnetic flux density

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magnetic induction  
  1. The process by which a substance, such as iron, becomes magnetized by a magnetic field.

  2. See magnetic flux density.


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