Origin of inductor
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Historical Examples of inductor
My companion and inductor was a certain ‘Uncle Abe,’ a gentleman very much after the style and complexion of our own Jake here.The Hunters' Feast
An inductor, because it is that part of the electric circuit in which induction takes place.Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One
I jumped up and called loud and long for the inductor to come to my resistance.Back at School with the Tucker Twins
By means of an inductor I drew out the iron principle from the ether and built up the metal.The Blind Spot
The interesting point of this system is the automatic communication which occurs when the inductor, J, is moved.
- a person or thing that inducts
- a component, such as a coil, in an electrical circuit the main function of which is to produce inductance
1650s, from Latin inductor, agent noun from past participle stem of inducere (see induce). Electromagnetic sense begins in 1837.
- Something that inducts, especially a device that functions by or introduces inductance into a circuit.
- An electrical component or circuit, especially an induction coil, that introduces inductance into a circuit.
- A substance that causes an induced reaction. Unlike a catalyst, an inductor is irreversibly transformed in the reaction.