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emf:see electromotive forceelectromotive force,
abbr. emf, difference in electric potential, or voltage, between the terminals of a source of electricity, e.g., a battery from which no current is being drawn. When current is drawn, the potential difference drops below the emf value.
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The force which causes (or tends to cause) the movement of electricity in a conductor; the difference in potential between the terminals of an electric source.
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EMF(1) (ElectroMagnetic Field) See electromagnetic radiation and electromagnetic hypersensitivity.
(2) (Enhanced MetaFile) See Windows metafile.
(3) (ElectroMotive Force) Electrical energy measured in volts.
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