self-induction

self-induction

[self-in-duhk-shuhn]
noun Electricity.
the process by which an electromotive force is induced in a circuit by a varying current in that circuit.

Origin:
1870–75

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self-induction
 
n
See also self-inductance Compare mutual induction the production of an electromotive force in a circuit when the magnetic flux linked with the circuit changes as a result of a change in current in the same circuit
 
self-in'ductive
 
adj

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