1. an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

Similar word(s): induction

Definition categories: phenomenon

2. an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit

Similar word(s): inductor

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with inductance as a noun:

- The power cable itself has enough inductance to disrupt the digital signal of the video output cable, due to poor shielding.

- What is the inductance of that power supply's main inductor?