thermoelectromotive force

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

Definition of thermoelectromotive force

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of thermoelectromotive force

therm- + electromotive force

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