Associations to the word «Reluctance»


RELUCTANCE, noun. Unwillingness to do something.
RELUCTANCE, noun. Hesitancy in taking some action.
RELUCTANCE, noun. (physics) That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit.
RELUCTANCE MOTOR, noun. An alternating current motor with a stator winding like that of an induction motor and a rotor that has projecting poles of ferromagnetic material
RELUCTANCE MOTORS, noun. Plural of reluctance motor

Dictionary definition

RELUCTANCE, noun. (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance).
RELUCTANCE, noun. A certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed".

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John Locke