from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Broadly, pertaining to or derived from molar motion produced by heat, as in any heat-engine, but more particularly used with reference to heat-engines in which motion is derived from air or other gas expanded by heat: as, thermomotive power: thermomotive effect: thermomotive efficiency.
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