Definition of magnetomotive force in English:

magnetomotive force

Syllabification: mag·ne·to·mo·tive force
Pronunciation: /magˌnētōˌmōtiv ˈfôrs


A quantity representing the line integral of the magnetic intensity around a closed line (e.g., 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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