electromagnetic inertia

electromagnetic inertia

[i¦lek·trō·mag′ned·ik i′nər·shə]
(electromagnetism)
Characteristic delay of a current in an electric circuit in reaching its maximum value, or in returning to zero, after the source voltage has been removed or applied.
The property of a circuit whereby variation of the current in the circuit gives rise to a voltage in the circuit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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