reluctivity

[ rel-uh k-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌrɛl əkˈtɪv ɪ ti /

noun Electricity.

the tendency of a magnetic circuit to conduct magnetic flux, equal to the reciprocal of the permeability of the circuit.

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Origin of reluctivity

First recorded in 1885–90; reluct + -ive + -ity

Words nearby reluctivity

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British Dictionary definitions for reluctivity

reluctivity
/ (ˌrɛlʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

physics a specific or relative reluctance of a magnetic material

Word Origin for reluctivity

C19: reluct + -ivity on the model of conductivity
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