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Reluctancy



noun
1.
unwillingness; disinclination:
reluctance to speak in public.
2.
Electricity. the resistance to magnetic flux offered by a magnetic circuit, determined by the permeability and arrangement of the materials of the circuit.
noun
1.
lack of eagerness or willingness; disinclination
2.
(physics) a measure of the resistance of a closed magnetic circuit to a magnetic flux, equal to the ratio of the magnetomotive force to the magnetic flux

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