[ self-in-duhk-tuh ns ]
/ ˌsɛlf ɪnˈdʌk təns /
inductance inducing an electromotive force in the same circuit in which the motivating change of current occurs, equal to the number of flux linkages per unit of current.
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Origin of self-inductance
First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for self-inductance
the inherent inductance of a circuit, given by the ratio of the electromotive force produced in the circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it. It is usually expressed in henriesSymbol: L Also called: coefficient of self-induction
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