ampere-turn

noun
am·​pere-turn | \ ˈam-ˌpir-ˈtərn How to pronounce ampere-turn (audio) also -ˌper- \

Definition of ampere-turn

: the meter-kilogram-second unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force around a path that links with one turn of wire carrying an electric current of one ampere

First Known Use of ampere-turn

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Ampere-turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ampere-turn. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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