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Meaning of SELF-INDUCTION

Pronunciation:  self in'dukshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  property whereby an electromotive force is induced in a circuit by a variation of current in the circuit itself
  2. [n]  generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries
  3. [n]  induction in a circuit caused by changes in the circuit itself
 

SELF-INDUCTION is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: inductance, induction, induction, induction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Self`-in*duc"tion\, n. (Elec.)
Induction in a circuit due to the action of one portion of a
current upon an adjacent portion during periods of varying
current strength. The nature of the induction is such as to
oppose the action which produces it.

 

 

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