ampere-turn

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ampere-turn was in 1884

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“Ampere-turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ampere-turn. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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