magnetomotive force

magnetomotive force

[mag-nee-tuh-moh-tiv, -nee-]
noun Electricity.
a scalar quantity that is a measure of the sources of magnetic flux in a magnetic circuit. Abbreviation: mmf

Origin:
1883; magneto- + motive

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magnetomotive force
 
n
F the agency producing a magnetic flux, considered analogous to the electromotive force in an electric circuit; equal to the circular integral of the magnetic field strength

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