Definition of electromotive in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrəˈmōdiv/


Producing or tending to produce an electric current.
Example sentences
  • The former is driven by a transmembrane proton motive gradient, whereas the latter is driven by a sodium electromotive gradient.
  • Ions and molecules move through these induced gaps of the SC by diffusion and electromotive or electro-osmotic transport.
  • An engineer with a Harvard MBA, he'd spent his entire career working at the company's electromotive division in Chicago, a world away from GM's power center in Detroit.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·mo·tive

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