Electromotive-force



noun, Electricity.
1.
the energy available for conversion from nonelectric to electric form, or vice versa, per unit of charge passing through the source of the energy; the potential difference between the terminals of a source of electrical energy: expressed in volts.
Abbreviation: emf.
noun
1.
(physics)

electromotive force e·lec·tro·mo·tive force (ĭ-lěk’trō-mō’tĭv)
n.
Abbr. EMF
The energy per unit charge that is reversibly converted from chemical or other forms of energy into electrical energy in a battery.
electromotive force
Electric potential or voltage. Electromotive force is not really a force, but a measure of how much work would be done by moving an electric charge.

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