magnetomotive etymology

English word magnetomotive comes from English motive, English magneto-

Detailed word origin of magnetomotive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
motive English (eng) Causing motion; having power to move, or tending to move. Relating to motion and/or to its cause (transitive) To prompt or incite by a motive or motives; to move. (architecture, fine arts) A motif. [from 19th c.]. (legal) Something which causes someone to want to commit a crime; a reason for criminal behaviour. [from 18th c.]. (music) A motif; a theme or subject, especially one that is [...]
magneto- English (eng)
magnetomotive English (eng) (physics) capable of producing magnetic flux.

Words with the same origin as magnetomotive

Descendants of motive
motivate motivity
Descendants of magneto-
MD MHD MHDD MPDP magnetoabsorption magnetocalorimetry magnetocapillary magnetochiral magnetodynamic magnetofluid magnetometry magnetomotor magnetomyography magnetopause magnetoresistor magnetoresponsive magnetorotational magnetosensation magnetosonic magnetosphere magnetostrictive magnetotaxis magnetotellurics magnetotransport