electromagnetic induction

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e·lec·tro·mag·net·ic in·duc·tion

generation of an electrical current in a conductor when it is moved across a magnetic field.

electromagnetic induction

Generation of an electromotive force in an insulated conductor moving in an electromagnetic field or in a fixed conductor in a moving magnetic field.
See also: induction