magnetic induction

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magnetic induction

n.
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.

magnetic induction

n
(General Physics) another name for magnetic flux density

magnet′ic induc′tion


n.
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.

magnetic induction

The process by which a substance, such as iron, becomes magnetized by a magnetic field.
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Noun1.magnetic induction - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)magnetic induction - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.magnetic induction - the amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flowmagnetic induction - the amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow
field intensity, field strength - the vector sum of all the forces exerted by an electrical or magnetic field (on a unit mass or unit charge or unit magnetic pole) at a given point in the field