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unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts ampere-turn
coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field armature
long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes auger , plumber's snake
moving-coil galvanometer that measures electric charge ballistic galvanometer
coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current choke , choke coil , choking coil
spring in the shape of a coil coil spring , volute spring
hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat condenser
bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil core
generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature dynamo
temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet electromagnet
electric coil around a field magnet that produces the magneto motive force to set up the flux in an electric machine field coil , field winding
meter that measures magnetic flux by the current it generates in a coil fluxmeter
coil of rope or wool or yarn hank
thread, loose coil of hank , skein
coil of yarn, thread, rope hank , skein
(computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk head , read/write head
induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs ignition coil
electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit inductance , inductor
coil for producing a high voltage from a low-voltage source induction coil
galvanometer that is operated by the force exerted by an electric current flowing in a movable coil suspended in a magnetic field moving-coil galvanometer
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