electromotive force

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a source of electrical energy, from the movement of electrons, required to produce an electric current, produced by devices such as batteries or generators and measured in volts.

Electronics

  • The electric pressure that a source of electrical energy provides, which causes current to flow through a circuit or conductor. Its symbol is E.
  • The potential difference between two electrodes, each of a different composition, immersed in the same electrolyte.
  • symbolE
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