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ampere-turn

[ am-peer-turn, am-peer- ]
/ ˈæm pɪərˌtɜrn, æmˈpɪər- /
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noun Electricity.
one complete convolution of a conducting coil, through which one ampere of current passes.
the magnetomotive force produced by one ampere passing through one complete turn or convolution of a coil. Abbreviation: At
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Origin of ampere-turn

First recorded in 1880–85
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ampere-turn

noun
a unit of magnetomotive force; the magnetomotive force produced by a current of 1 ampere passing through one complete turn of a coil. 1 ampere-turn is equivalent to 4π/10 or 1.257 gilbertsAbbreviation: At, A
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