One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating or relating to a force exerted on a mass by an electric or magnetic field.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Silvanus Thompson (1851–1916), physicist and electrical engineer. From classical Latin ponder-, pondus pondus + -o- + motive, after electromotive.
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