# coefficient of induction

## coefficient of induction

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv in′dək·shən] (electricity)

One of the coefficients which appears in the linear equations giving the charges on a set of conductors in terms of the potentials of the conductors; a coefficient is equal to the ratio of the charge on a given conductor to the potential on another conductor, when the potentials of all the other conductors equal 0.

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