- a spoollike form around which a coil of insulated wire is wound to provide an inductance.
- the coil itself.
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Example sentences from the Web for bobbin
Howard Cosell once said to me, “Bobbin, you have a face for radio and a voice for print.”The Only Sportscaster That Mattered: New Biography of Howard Cosell|Robert Lipsyte|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Then he sends his shuttle, containing a bobbin full of thread, sliding across over the odd threads and under the even.Makers of Many Things|Eva March Tappan
Malicorne unfolded the piece of paper, which had been wrapped round the bobbin.The Vicomte de Bragelonne|Alexandre Dumas
Loop the silver wire over his horns, and touch him with the bobbin the way you want him to go.Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country|Joel Chandler Harris
She was not sad, however, only so extremely glad for Bobbin's sake and for her own.
Bobbin's face worked strangely, there was a kind of throbbing in her ears and her lips moved.
British Dictionary definitions for bobbin
- a spool on which insulated wire is wound to form the coil of a small electromagnetic device, such as a bell or buzzer
- the coil of such a spool