induction heating


Definition of induction heating

: heating of material by means of an electric current that is caused to flow through the material or its container by electromagnetic induction

Examples of induction heating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This sleek pitcher-style milk frother uses induction heating technology to make froth that ranges from silky smooth to airy and bubbly. Lizzy Briskin,, 14 Apr. 2021 It is designed with an induction heating system that is meant to give you quick and consistent froth. Rebecca Rodriguez, NBC News, 13 Apr. 2021 This is before any consideration is given to the inefficiencies of induction heating or losses in transmission. WSJ, 23 Dec. 2020 Alternatively, d is one of the planets that is likely to be cooked by induction heating from the star's magnetic field, so the greenhouse gases may be unnecessary for boiling off its oceans. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 6 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of induction heating

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of induction heating was in 1919

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“Induction heating.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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