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1Magnetic flux or flux density.
- ‘According to Visteon design engineer Michael Andrews, the pad transmits power via magnetic induction, so there is no chance of users getting an electric shock.’
- ‘Previous sensors used read heads that relied on the principle of magnetic induction, for which the size of the signal depends on the relative speed between the field and the sensor.’
- ‘Guitar pickups work by the principles of magnetic induction.’
2The process by which an object or material is magnetized by an external magnetic field.
- ‘Tony Peyton at Lancaster University in the UK has developed many interesting ideas based on magnetic induction, including monitoring the flow and crystallization of molten steel during continuous casting.’
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