Joule effect

Origin of Joule effect

First recorded in 1875–80; named after J. P. Joule
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British Dictionary definitions for joule effect

Joule effect

noun physics
  1. Also called: Joule heating the production of heat as the result of a current flowing through a conductorSee Joule's law
  2. an increase in length of certain ferromagnetic materials when longitudinally magnetized

Word Origin for Joule effect

C20: named after James Prescott Joule
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