- a method of heating a conducting material, as metal in a furnace, by using electromagnetic induction to establish a current in the material.
Origin of induction heating
First recorded in 1915–20
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- the heating of a conducting material as a result of the electric currents induced in it by an externally applied alternating magnetic field