Reluctance definition

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The state of being reluctant; unwillingness.
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The fact or state of being reluctant; unwillingness.
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Reluctance is hesitation or unwillingness to do something.

When you really don't want to go out in the rain, this is an example of reluctance.

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(physics) A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.
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(rare) Opposition; revolt.
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Unwillingness to do something.
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Hesitancy in taking some action.
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(physics) That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit.
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(elec.) The resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
reluctance
Plural:
reluctances