Maxwell's rule

noun

Definition of Maxwell's rule

: a principle of electromagnetism: every portion of an electric circuit carrying a current experiences such mechanical forces due to its own or to any superposed magnetic field as would cause the circuit to link with a maximum of magnetic flux

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“Maxwell's rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maxwell%27s%20rule. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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