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Related to magnetic induction: magnetic flux density
1. The process by which a substance, such as iron or steel, becomes magnetized by a magnetic field. The induced magnetism is produced by the force of the field radiating from the poles of a magnet.
2. See magnetic flux density.
(General Physics) another name for magnetic flux density
1. Also called magnet′ic flux′ den`sity. a vector quantity used as a measure of the strength of a magnetic field. Symbol: B
2. magnetization induced by proximity to a magnetic field.
The process by which a substance, such as iron, becomes magnetized by a magnetic field.
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|Noun||1.||magnetic induction - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)|
|2.||magnetic induction - the amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow|