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Meaning of ampere-turn

am•pere-turn

Pronunciation: (am'pēr-tûrn", am-pēr'-), [key]
— 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
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