induction heating

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induction heating

n
(Electrical Engineering) the heating of a conducting material as a result of the electric currents induced in it by an externally applied alternating magnetic field

induc′tion heat`ing


n.
a method of heating a conducting material, as metal in a furnace, by using electromagnetic induction to establish a current in the material.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.induction heating - the heating of a conducting material caused by an electric current induced in it
heating, warming - the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
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Reprinted with permission from American Chemical Society)"When we subjected the magnetic nanoparticles embedded in the membrane to an external oscillating magnetic field, they heated inductively," explained Kohane.