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self-induction

Syllabification: self-in·duc·tion

Definition of self-induction in English:

noun

Physics
The induction of an electromotive force in a circuit when the current in that circuit is varied. Compare with mutual induction.
Example sentences
  • Fittingly, he achieved fame through a number of practical applications, discovering the critical relationship between capacity in the circuit, self-induction and resistance.

Derivatives

self-inductive

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adjective

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