induction heating

noun

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

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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, "Planets of TRAPPIST-1: Complex atmospheres, probably lots of water," 6 Feb. 2018

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of induction heating was in 1919

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