self-induction

[ self-in-duhk-shuh n ]
/ ˌsɛlf ɪnˈdʌk ʃən /
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noun Electricity.

the process by which an electromotive force is induced in a circuit by a varying current in that circuit.

Nearby words

  1. self-incompatible,
  2. self-incriminating,
  3. self-incrimination,
  4. self-induced,
  5. self-inductance,
  6. self-indulgence,
  7. self-indulgent,
  8. self-inflict,
  9. self-inflicted,
  10. self-initiated

Origin of self-induction

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for self-induction

self-induction

noun

the production of an electromotive force in a circuit when the magnetic flux linked with the circuit changes as a result of a change in current in the same circuitSee also self-inductance Compare mutual induction
Derived Formsself-inductive, adjective

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