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in·duc·tor

 (ĭn-dŭk′tər)
n.
One that inducts, especially:
a. A device that functions by or introduces inductance into an electric circuit.
b. The chemical reactant that initiates or accelerates an induced reaction and is consumed in the process.
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inductor

(ɪnˈdʌktə)
n
1. a person or thing that inducts
2. (General Physics) a component, such as a coil, in an electrical circuit, the main function of which is to produce inductance
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in•duc•tor

(ɪnˈdʌk tər)

n.
1. a coil used to introduce inductance into an electric circuit.
2. a person who inducts, as into office.
[1645–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inductor - an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuitinductor - an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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Translations

inductor

[ɪnˈdʌktəʳ] n (Phys) → induttore m
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