self-induction

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

noun Electricity.

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

Origin of self-induction

First recorded in 1870–75
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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 Forms

self-inductive, adjective
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