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  1. magnetomotive force(noun)

    the force that produces magnetic flux


  1. magnetomotive force(Noun)

    the force associated with a magnetic field and that produces magnetic flux; it is the work required to carry a magnetic monopole of unit strength once round a magnetic circuit; measured in ampere-turns


  1. Magnetomotive force

    Magnetomotive force or magnetomotance is any physical driving force that produces magnetic flux. In this context, the expression "driving force" is used in a general sense of "work potential", and is analogous, but distinct from force measured in newtons. Magnetomotive force is so named because it plays a role in magnetic circuits analogous to that of electromotive force in electric circuits.


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