magnetomotive force

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​mo·​tive force | \ mag-ˌnē-tə-ˈmō-tiv- How to pronounce magnetomotive force (audio) , -ˌne- \

Definition of magnetomotive force

: a force that is the cause of a flux of magnetic induction

First Known Use of magnetomotive force

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Magnetomotive force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetomotive%20force. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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