inductor(redirected from inductive device)
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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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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a coil used to introduce inductance into an electric circuit.
2. a person who inducts, as into office.
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|Noun||1.||inductor - 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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