Cultural Dictionary

induction definition

A process of reasoning that moves from specific instances to predict general principles. (Compare deduction.)

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Cultural Dictionary

induction definition

An effect in electrical systems in which electrical currents store energy temporarily in magnetic fields before that energy is returned to the circuit.

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