Definitions for "Reluctance"
Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of magnetomotive force to magnetic flux.
The opposition offered by a material to magnetic flux.
The characteristic of a magnetic circuit which determines the total magnetic flux in the circuit when a given magnetomotive force is applied.
The state or quality of being reluctant; repugnance; aversion of mind; unwillingness; -- often followed by an infinitive, or by to and a noun, formerly sometimes by against.
a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"