Definition of electromotive force in English:

electromotive force

Line breaks: elec¦tro|mo¦tive force
(abbreviation: emf)

noun

Physics
A difference in potential that tends to give rise to an electric current.
More example sentences
  • The inductance of the loop is going to resist the change in magnetic field within it and an emf will be generated.
  • One can view such structures as miniature circuits: A time-varying magnetic field induces an electromotive force in the plane of the element, driving currents within the conductor.
  • When this happens electrons move an electromotive force such as voltage, and in hitting these atoms, also create heat via friction of the electrons and atoms.

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