electromagnetic pump


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electromagnetic pump

[i¦lek·trō·mag′ned·ik ′pəmp]
(electricity)
A pump in which a conductive liquid is made to move through a pipe by sending a large current transversely through the liquid; this current reacts with a magnetic field that is at right angles to the pipe and to current flow, to move the current-carrying liquid conductor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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