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induction coil

n.
A transformer, often used in automotive ignition systems, in which an interrupted, low-voltage direct current in the primary is converted into an intermittent, high-voltage current in the secondary.

induction coil

n
(Electrical Engineering) a transformer for producing a high voltage from a low voltage. It consists of a cylindrical primary winding of few turns, a concentric secondary winding of many turns, and often a common soft-iron core. Sometimes shortened to: coil

induc′tion coil`


n.
a transformer that consists of two concentric coils wound on the same core and is used for producing high-voltage alternating current from low-voltage direct current.
[1875–80]

induction coil

A type of transformer that changes a low-voltage direct current to a high-voltage alternating current. Induction coils are used for many purposes, such as firing spark plugs in automobile engines and starting oil burners.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.induction coil - a coil for producing a high voltage from a low-voltage sourceinduction coil - a coil for producing a high voltage from a low-voltage source
coil - reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
ignition coil - an induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs
spark coil - an induction coil used to create sparks
spark gap - the gap between two high-potential terminals
transformer - an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage
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