in|duct|ance

in|duct|ance «ihn DUHK tuhns», noun.
1. a) the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it or in a nearby circuit. The tuner of a radio varies the inductance of its coils. b) a circuit or a device having this property.
2. the lag in an electric circuit when the current goes on or off.
3. a device or apparatus for providing inductance; inductor.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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