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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History and Etymology for thermoelectromotive force

therm- + electromotive force

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“Thermoelectromotive force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoelectromotive%20force. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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