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inductance

noun in·duc·tance \in-ˈdək-tən(t)s\

Definition of INDUCTANCE

1
a :  a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current either in the circuit itself or in a neighboring circuit
b :  the measure of this property that is equal to the ratio of the induced electromotive force to the rate of change of the inducing current
2
:  a circuit or a device possessing inductance
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First Known Use of INDUCTANCE

1886
Medical Dictionary

inductance

noun in·duc·tance \in-ˈdək-tən(t)s\

Medical Definition of INDUCTANCE

1
a :  a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current either in the circuit itself or in a neighboring circuit b :  the measure of this property that is equal to the ratio of the induced electromotive force to the rate of change of the inducing current
2
:  a circuit or a device possessing inductance

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