motional electromotive force

motional electromotive force

[′mō·shən·əl i¦lek·trə¦mōd·iv ′fȯrs]
(electromagnetism)
An electromotive force in a circuit that results from the motion of all or part of the circuit through a magnetic field.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.