Dictionary search results

Showing 1-16 of 16 results

induction British & World English

The action or process of inducting someone to a post or organization

induction coil British & World English

A coil for generating intermittent high voltage from a direct current

induction loop British & World English

A sound system in which a loop of wire around an area in a building, such as a cinema or theatre, produces an electromagnetic signal received directly by hearing aids used by people who are partially deaf

self-induction British & World English

The induction of an electromotive force in a circuit when the current in that circuit is varied

induction heating British & World English

Heating of a material by inducing an electric current within it

magnetic induction British & World English

Magnetic flux or flux density

mutual induction British & World English

The production of an electromotive force in a circuit by a change in the current in an adjacent circuit which is linked to the first by the flux lines of a magnetic field

induction hardening British & World English

A process for hardening steel surfaces by induction heating followed by quenching

mathematical induction in induction British & World English

A means of proving a theorem by showing that if it is true of any particular case it is true of the next case in a series, and then showing that it is indeed true in one particular case