E*lec`tro-mo"tive (?), a.
Producing electro-motion; producing, or tending to produce, electricity or an electric current; causing electrical action or effects.
Electro-motive force Physics, the force which produces, or tends to produce, electricity, or an electric current; sometimes used to express the degree of electrification as equivalent to potential, or more properly difference of potential.
© Webster 1913.