- pertaining to, producing, or tending to produce a flow of electricity.
Origin of electromotive
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Examples from the Web for electromotive
Currents for street cars have an electromotive force of from 550 to 660 volts.Physics
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The quantity ½Ir2w is the electromotive force due to the disk.Lord Kelvin
The electromotive force of one cell of a Daniell battery is about one volt.Electricity and Magnetism
The electromotive force of this cell when new is about 1.47 volts.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1
The electromotive power of this element may be as high as 1.8 D.
- of, concerned with, producing, or tending to produce an electric current
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- Capable of accelerating electric charges and creating electric current; having electric potential.
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