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or EMF, E.M.F. e.m.f Unabridged
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  • What is the resistance of a 20-watt tungsten lamp if the e.m.f. is 115 volts?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • Electromotive force is another name for pressure; the symbol for which is e.m.f.

  • What is the resistance of a circuit carrying 22 amperes, if the e.m.f. is 20 volts?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • A galvanometer is connected in series with a standard high resistance and a steady source of e.m.f.

  • What current flows through a circuit if its e.m.f. is 110 volts and the resistance is 220 ohms?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • If each lamp when hot has a resistance of 220 ohms, and the e.m.f. is 100 volts, what current will flow?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • Would you expect to get an e.m.f. by forming a cell of two copper plates?

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
British Dictionary definitions for e.m.f.


electromotive force
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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e.m.f. in Medicine

EMF abbr.
electromotive force

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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e.m.f. in Science
  1. Abbreviation of electromotive force

  2. Abbreviation of electromagnetic field

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