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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnetization, magnetisation, magnetic inductionnoun

    the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)

  2. magnetic field strength, magnetic intensity, magnetic induction, magnetic flux densitynoun

    the amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow


  1. magnetic induction

    Electromagnetic or magnetic induction is the production of an electromotive force (emf) across an electrical conductor in a changing magnetic field. Michael Faraday is generally credited with the discovery of induction in 1831, and James Clerk Maxwell mathematically described it as Faraday's law of induction. Lenz's law describes the direction of the induced field. Faraday's law was later generalized to become the Maxwell–Faraday equation, one of the four Maxwell equations in his theory of electromagnetism. Electromagnetic induction has found many applications, including electrical components such as inductors and transformers, and devices such as electric motors and generators.


  1. magnetic induction

    Magnetic induction, also known as magnetic flux density, is a fundamental physical principle of electromagnetism that represents the density of the magnetic field created by a magnetic source. In more technical terms, it is a process by which a material, often a metal coil, induces a magnetic field as a result of being subjected to an electric current or changing electric field. Its unit of measure is the Tesla (T). Magnetic induction is vital to many electrical devices such as transformers, inductors and motors.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Magnetic Induction

    power in a magnet of imparting its qualities to certain other substances.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Magnetic Induction

    The force of magnetization within an induced magnet. It is in part due to the action of the surrounding particles of polarized material; in part to the magnetic field. (See Magnetic Induction, Coefficient of.) In a more general way it is the action of a magnet upon bodies in its field of force. In some cases the magnetism induced causes the north pole of the induced magnet to place itself as far as possible from the north pole of the inducing magnet and the same for the south poles. Such substances are called paramagnetic or ferromagnetic. They lie parallel or tangential to the lines of force. In other cases the bodies lie at right angles or normal to the lines of force. Such bodies are called diamagnetic. Some bodies are crystalline or not homogeneous in structure, and in them the lines of magnetic induction may take irregular or eccentric paths. (See AEolotropic.) Synonym--Magnetic Influence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnetic induction in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnetic induction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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