an electric current in a conducting material that results from induction by a moving or varying magnetic field.
an electric current induced in a massive conductor, such as the core of an electromagnet, transformer, etc, by an alternating magnetic field Also called Foucault current
[ed-ee] /ˈɛd i/ noun, plural eddies. 1. a current at variance with the main current in a stream of liquid or gas, especially one having a rotary or whirling motion. 2. a small whirlpool. 3. any similar current, as of air, dust, or fog. 4. a current or trend, as of opinion or events, running […]
[ed-uh-stuh n] /ˈɛd ə stən/ plural noun 1. a group of rocks near the W end of the English Channel, SW of Plymouth, England: celebrated lighthouse. /ˈɛdɪstən/ noun 1. a dangerous group of rocks at the W end of the English Channel, southwest of Plymouth: lighthouse
[ey-dey, ey-dey for 1; ey-duh for 2] /eɪˈdeɪ, ˈeɪ deɪ for 1; ˈeɪ də for 2/ noun 1. a city in SW Nigeria. 2. a city in central Netherlands. /ˈeɪdə/ noun 1. a city in the central Netherlands, in Gelderland province. Pop: 105 000 (2003 est)
[ed-l-muh n] /ˈɛd l mən/ noun 1. Gerald Maurice, 1929–2014, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1972. /ˈɛdəlmən/ noun 1. Gerald Maurice. born 1929, US biochemist: he shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1972) with Rodney Porter for determining the structure of antibodies Edelman Ed·el·man (ěd’l-mən), Gerald Maurice. Born 1929. American biochemist. He […]