electro-motive force
E M F E. M. F. (Physics) An abbreviation for {electro-motive force}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Electro-motive — E*lec tro mo tive, a. Producing electro motion; producing, or tending to produce, electricity or an electric current; causing electrical action or effects. [1913 Webster] {Electro motive force} (Physics), the force which produces, or tends to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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