ponderomotive

adjective
pon·​dero·​motive | \ ¦pändərō+ \

Definition of ponderomotive

: tending to produce movement of a body used of mechanical forces of interaction between electric currents and magnetic fields — compare electromotive force, magnetomotive force

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History and Etymology for ponderomotive

Latin ponder-, pondus weight + English -o- + motive

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“Ponderomotive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ponderomotive. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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