Ettingshausen effect

noun
Et·​tings·​hau·​sen effect | \ ˈetiŋzˌhau̇zᵊn- \

Definition of Ettingshausen effect

: a transverse temperature gradient produced when a metal in which an electric current is flowing is placed in a magnetic field whose direction is perpendicular to that of the current

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History and Etymology for Ettingshausen effect

from the name Ettingshausen

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“Ettingshausen effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ettingshausen%20effect. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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