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magnetomotive force

[mag-nee-tuh-moh-tiv, -nee-] /mægˈni təˈmoʊ tɪv, -ˌni-/
noun, Electricity
1.
a scalar quantity that is a measure of the sources of magnetic flux in a magnetic circuit.
Abbreviation: mmf.
Origin
1883
1883; magneto- + motive
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magnetomotive force

noun
1.
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 F
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