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n. Abbr. mmf
The work that would be required to carry a hypothetical isolated magnetic pole of unit strength completely around a magnetic circuit.
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(General Physics) the agency producing a magnetic flux, considered analogous to the electromotive force in an electric circuit; equal to the circular integral of the magnetic field strength. Symbol: F
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mag•ne′to•mo′tive force′(mægˈni təˈmoʊ tɪv, -ˌni-)
a scalar quantity that is a measure of the sources of magnetic flux in a magnetic circuit.
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|Noun||1.||magnetomotive force - the force that produces magnetic flux|
force - (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration"
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