from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that inducts, especially a device that functions by or introduces inductance into a circuit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a passive device that introduces inductance into an electrical circuit
- n. an evocator or an organizer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The person who inducts another into an office or benefice.
- n. That portion of an electrical apparatus, in which is the inducing charge or current.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who inducts; the person who inducts another into an office or charge.
- n. In electricity, any part of an instrument or apparatus which acts inductively on another or is so acted upon. See earth-inductor.
- n. Specifically:
- n. The revolving element of an inductor-alternator.
- n. An induction-coil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit
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