Pronunciation: (in-duk'tuns), [key]
1. that property of a circuit by which a change in current induces, by electromagnetic induction, an electromotive force. Symbol: L Cf. inductive coupling, mutual inductance, self-inductance.
2. inductor (def. 1).
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