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mutual induction

noun, Electricity
the production of an electromotive force in one circuit by a change in current in another circuit.
Origin of mutual induction
1860-65 Unabridged
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mutual induction

the production of an electromotive force in a circuit by a current change in a second circuit magnetically linked to the first See also mutual inductance Compare self-induction
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mutual induction  
The production of an electric potential in a circuit resulting from a change of current in a neighboring circuit. Mutual induction lies behind the operation of transformers.
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