Thomson electromotive force

noun

Definition of Thomson electromotive force

: a difference of electric potential associated with difference of temperature between different parts of an otherwise homogeneous strip of metal inferred from the Thomson effect

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“Thomson electromotive force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thomson%20electromotive%20force. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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