ampere-turn


ampere-turn
noun
a unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts
Hypernyms: ↑magnetomotive force unit

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ noun
: the mks unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force around a path that links with one turn of wire carrying an electric current of one ampere, one ampere-turn being equal to 0.4π or 1.257 gilberts

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/am"pear terrn', am pear"-/, n. Elect.
1. one complete convolution of a conducting coil, through which one ampere of current passes.
2. the magnetomotive force produced by one ampere passing through one complete turn or convolution of a coil. Abbr.: At
[1880-85]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.