ampereturn

ampere-turn

[am-peer-turn, am-peer-]
noun Electricity.
1.
one complete convolution of a conducting coil, through which one ampere of current passes.
2.
the magnetomotive force produced by one ampere passing through one complete turn or convolution of a coil. Abbreviation: At

Origin:
1880–85

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ampereturn
Collins
World English Dictionary
ampere-turn
 
n
At, Abbreviation: A a unit of magnetomotive force; the magnetomotive force produced by a current of 1 ampere passing through one complete turn of a coil. 1 ampere-turn is equivalent to 4π/10 or 1.257 gilberts

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;