from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The generation by a changing current of an electromotive force in the same circuit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Induction in a circuit caused by changes in the circuit itself.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Induction in a circuit due to the action of one portion of a current upon an adjacent portion during periods of varying current strength. The nature of the induction is such as to oppose the action which produces it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See induction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries
self- + induction (Wiktionary)