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Meaning of RELUCTANCE

Pronunciation:  ri'luktuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  2. [n]  (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
 

RELUCTANCE is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: disinclination, hesitancy, hesitation, indisposition
 
 See Also: electrical phenomenon, sloth, slothfulness, unwillingness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*luc"tance\, n. (Elec.)
    Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of
    magnetomotive force to magnetic flux.
    
    
  2. \Re*luc"tance\ (r?-l?k"tans), Reluctancy
    
 

 

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