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Fleming's right-hand rule

Syllabification: Flem·ing's right-hand rule
Physics

Definition of Fleming's right-hand rule in English:

A mnemonic concerning the behavior of a conductor moving in a magnetic field, according to which the directions of the magnetic field, the induced current, and the motion of the conductor are indicated respectively by the first finger, second finger, and thumb of the right hand when these are held out perpendicular to each other.

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