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Examples from the Web for inductance Historical Examples of inductance British Dictionary definitions for inductance noun Also called: induction the property of an electric circuit as a result of which an electromotive force is created by a change of current in the same circuit (self-inductance) or in a neighbouring circuit (mutual inductance). It is usually measured in henries Symbol: See also L self-inductance, mutual inductance
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A measure of the reaction of electrical components (especially coils) to changes in current flow by creating a magnetic field and inducing a voltage. Its unit is the henry.
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