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n. Abbr. M
The principle that a change of current in one circuit can induce electromotive force in a neighboring circuit, equal to the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit.
(General Physics) a measure of the mutual induction between two magnetically linked circuits, given as the ratio of the induced electromotive force to the rate of change of current producing it. It is usually measured in henries. Symbol: M or L12 Also called: coefficient of mutual induction
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|Noun||1.||mutual inductance - a measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henries|
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic