[syn: inductor, inductance]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inductance \In*duc"tance\, n. (Elec.)
Capacity for induction; the coefficient of self-induction.
Note: The unit of inductance is the henry.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force
(EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the
flow of current [syn: induction, inductance]
2: an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that
introduces inductance into a circuit [syn: inductor,