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electromotive force

  

      n     (Physics)  
a    a source of energy that can cause a current to flow in an electrical circuit or device  
b    the rate at which energy is drawn from this source when unit current flows through the circuit or device, measured in volts.,   (Abbrevs.)    emf, EMF     (Symbol)    E      Compare       potential difference  
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electromotive  
      adj   of, concerned with, producing, or tending to produce an electric current  


electromotive force  
      n     (Physics)  
a    a source of energy that can cause a current to flow in an electrical circuit or device  
b    the rate at which energy is drawn from this source when unit current flows through the circuit or device, measured in volts.,   (Abbrevs.)    emf, EMF     (Symbol)    E      Compare       potential difference  
electromotive series  
      n     (Chem)   a series of the metals, together with hydrogen, ranged in the order of their electrode potentials  

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adv.
Supernaturally performed from force of habit or without conscious thought; a portmanteau word formed from "automatically" and "magically"
Wherever he went, flowers automagically materialized in the hands of all nearby women.
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though <You use albeit to introduce a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said. FORMAL adv ADV with cl/group (=although)
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
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