a unit, as an abampere, in the system of units derived from the magnetic effects of an electric current.
Abbreviation: emu, EMU.
any unit that belongs to a system of electrical cgs units in which the magnetic constant is given the value of unity and is taken as a pure number Abbreviation EMU, e.m.u. Compare electrostatic unit
Any of various units, such as the abampere and the stilb, used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units to describe electric and magnetic field strengths, electric current strengths, and other quantities associated with electromagnetism.
noun, Physics. 1. a wave produced by the acceleration of an electric charge and propagated by the periodic variation of intensities of, usually, perpendicular electric and magnetic fields. noun 1. a wave of energy propagated in an electromagnetic field See also electromagnetic radiation electromagnetic wave A wave of energy consisting of electric and magnetic fields, […]
[ih-lek-troh-mag-ni-tiz-uh m] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. the phenomena associated with electric and magnetic fields and their interactions with each other and with electric charges and currents. 2. Also, electromagnetics. the science that deals with these phenomena. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. magnetism produced by an electric current 2. Also called electromagnetics. the branch of physics […]
[ih-lek-troh-muh-kan-i-kuh l] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ məˈkæn ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to devices or systems electrically actuated, as by a solenoid. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊmɪˈkænɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or concerning an electrically operated mechanical device
- Electromechanical dissociation
electromechanical dissociation e·lec·tro·me·chan·i·cal dissociation (ĭ-lěk’trō-mə-kān’ĭ-kəl) n. Persistence of electrical activity in the heart without an associated mechanical contraction; it is often a sign of cardiac rupture.