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arrangement of coils used in sensitive electrical instruments; the coils are arranged to give zero resultant external magnetic field when a current passes through them and to have zero electromotive force induced in them by an external magnetic field | astatic coils |

form of voltaic cell once used as a standard for electromotive force | Clark cell , Clark standard cell |

measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henries | coefficient of mutual induction , mutual inductance |

ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries | coefficient of self induction , self-inductance |

electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged | galvanic cell , primary cell , voltaic cell |

unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second | H , henry |

measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it | inductance unit |

electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current | inductance , induction |

generation of electromotive forces in each other by two adjacent circuits | mutual induction |

measuring instrument for measuring direct current electromotive forces | potentiometer |

generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries | self-induction |

primary cell used as a standard of electromotive force | standard cell |

electromotive force unit | volt , voltage |

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