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1A component in an electric or electronic circuit which possesses inductance.
- ‘The input and output capacitors and an inductor need to be added on the board to complete a converter design.’
- ‘Then there is the cellphone market: we are looking at mechanical switching and on-chip inductors.’
- ‘Single inductor fully integrated differential voltage controlled oscillator with automatic amplitude adjustment and on-chip varactor’
- ‘Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.’
- ‘Inside, the box is all-discrete and Class-A, utilizing top-quality transformers, precision capacitors and low-distortion inductors.’
- ‘By winding the cable in a tight coil, it will act as an inductor (the concept behind dynamos, electric motors etc).’
- ‘An advanced mathematical article dealing with resistors, capacitors and inductors.’
- ‘All you need in the ‘magical’ circuit, is an inductor and rectification circuit to produce a relatively substantial direct current.’
- ‘One big use of capacitors is to team them up with inductors to create oscillators.’
- ‘All the inductors operate in the frequency ranges of 1KHz to 2MHz, with an operating temperature of - 40 to 85 degrees C.’
- ‘Several of the inductors were burned out, the solenoid was split, and several of the resistors had broken loose.’
- ‘The component preforms may include resistors, capacitors, and inductors.’
- ‘A crossover is essentially a network of capacitors and inductors that divide the signal into different groupings according to frequency.’
- ‘The capacitors had charges oscillating, inductors had currents oscillating, all at the same frequency…’
- ‘He used an animal ear membrane to receive signals from an oscillating galvanic inductor.’
- ‘Passive components are capacitors, resistors, connectors, filters, inductors, and oscillators.’
- ‘In this transform, springs are inductors, masses are capacitors. and dampers are resistors.’
- ‘They don't know how to work with resistors and capacitors and inductors.’
- ‘By reversing the positions of the inductors and the capacitors, the transmission line becomes the analogue of a negative-index medium.’
- ‘As I said, the impedance of a capacitor is inversely proportional to its capacitance and the impedance of an inductor directly proportional to its inductance.’
2A substance that promotes an equilibrium reaction by reacting with one of the substances produced.
- ‘He had invented cryogenic chemicals, ion magnetic inductors - everything.’
Mid 17th century (in the sense ‘a person who inducts or initiates’): from late Latin, from Latin inducere (see induce), or from induct + -or. Current senses date from the early 20th century.
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