electromagnetic induction

  1. the induction of an electromotive force by the motion of a conductor across a magnetic field or by a change in magnetic flux in a magnetic field.

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How to use electromagnetic induction in a sentence

  • The most important device for producing electric currents by electromagnetic induction, however, is the dynamo.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • The simplest transformer is the form used by Faraday when he discovered electromagnetic induction.

    The Story of Great Inventions | Elmer Ellsworth Burns
  • Apply the first two laws of electromagnetic induction to the dynamo.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • The dynamo is a machine which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction.

  • The fitness of this definition is apparent, having in mind the principles of electromagnetic induction.

Cultural definitions for electromagnetic induction

electromagnetic induction

Production of an electric current (see also current) by changing the magnetic field enclosed by an electrical circuit. The most common use of electromagnetic induction is in the electric generator.

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