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inductive embarrassment



inductive embarrassment (uncountable)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see inductive,‎ embarrassment. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (physics, dated) The delay in signalling on an electric wire, produced by lateral induction.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for inductive embarrassment in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)