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Joule effect[′jül i‚fekt]
The heating effect produced by the flow of current through a resistance.
A change in the length of a ferromagnetic substance which occurs parallel to an applied magnetic field. Also known as Joule magnetorestriction; longitudinal magnetorestriction.
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