Definition of magnetomotive force in English:

magnetomotive force

Line breaks: mag¦neto|mo¦tive force
Pronunciation: /magˌniːtə(ʊ)ˈməʊtɪv
 
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noun

Physics
  • A quantity representing the sum of the magnetizing forces along a circuit.
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    • A magnetomotive force may be produced by a permanent magnet or by a wire (preferably, however, by several turns of wire) through which a current of electricity is flowing.
    • So, the back-magnetomotive force of the secondary coil opposes the magnetomotive force of the primary coil, compelling it to consume power from the source.

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