thermoelectromotive force

noun
ther·mo·electromotive force | \ ¦thər(ˌ)mō+...- \

Definition of thermoelectromotive force 

: electromotive force in a circuit composed of dissimilar conductors that is produced because of its not being at a uniform temperature throughout — compare peltier effect , thomson effect

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therm- + electromotive force

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