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A measure of the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field within it, equal to the ratio of the intensity of the magnetic field to the magnetic induction of the material.
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(General Physics) physics a specific or relative reluctance of a magnetic material
[C19: reluct + -ivity on the model of conductivity]
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|Noun||1.||reluctivity - (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it|
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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