- Electromotive force is defined as the electric pressure that makes a current flow in a circuit.
An example of electromotive force is voltage generated by a battery.
electromotive force definition by Webster's New World
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the force or electric pressure that causes or tends to cause a current to flow in a circuit, equivalent to the potential difference between the terminals and commonly measured in volts: abbrev. E, EMF, or emf
electromotive force definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Abbr. EMFThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The energy per unit charge that is converted reversibly from chemical, mechanical, or other forms of energy into electrical energy in a battery or dynamo.
electromotive force - Computer Definition
electromotive force - Medical Definition
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun Abbr. EMF
The energy per unit charge that is reversibly converted from chemical or other forms of energy into electrical energy in a battery.
electromotive force - Science Definition
Electric potential or voltage. Electromotive force is not really a force, but a measure of how much work would be done by moving an electric charge.