counter electromotive force

noun

: the electromotive force that develops in some circuits from chemical or magnetic effects of the current and that opposes the impressed electromotive force producing the current

called also back electromotive force

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Etymology

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“Counter electromotive force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counter%20electromotive%20force. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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