### Reluctance

• (n.) Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of magnetomotive force to magnetic flux. • (n.) Alt. of Reluctancy
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### reluctance

(from the article `electromagnet`) ...is related to the current, i, in the circuit by E = Ri, where R is the resistance of the circuit. In the magnetic circuit F = r, where r is the ... The reluctance of a magnetic circuit is analogous to the resistance of an electric circuit. Reluctance depends on the geometrical and material ... [2...
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### reluctance

hesitancy 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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### Reluctance

Re·luc'tance (r?-l?k't a ns), Re*luc'tan*cy (-t a n-s?) noun [ See Reluctant .] The state or quality of being reluctant; repugnance; aversion of mind; unwillingness; -- often followed by an infinitive, or by to and a noun, formerly sometimes by against . 'Temper...
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### Reluctance

Re·luc'tance noun (Electricity) Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of magnetomotive force to magnetic flux.
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### reluctance

a lack of willingess

### reluctance

for a reluctant element, quotient of the magnetic tension Vm by the magnetic flux F: NOTE - The reluctance is the reciprocal of the permeance.
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### Reluctance

Opposition to the flow of magnetism.
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### reluctance

reluctance 1. A certain degree of unwillingness: 'There was a reluctance to commit himself to the project.' 2. In physics, an opposition to magnetic flux; analogous to electric resistance.
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### Reluctance

The characteristic of a magnetic material which resists the flow of magnetic lines of force through
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### Reluctance

The opposition offered by a material to magnetic flux. See also: Magnetic Flux, Permeance.
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### reluctance

[n] - (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance) 2. [n] - a certain degree of unwillingness
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