HyperDic: potential_difference

English > 1 sense of the expression potential difference:
NOUNphenomenonpotential difference, electric potential, potential, potential drop, voltagethe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
English > potential difference: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts.
Synonymselectric potential, potential, potential drop, voltage
Narrowerevoked potentialThe electrical response of the central nervous system produced by an external stimulus
resting potentialThe potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse
Broaderelectrical phenomenonA physical phenomenon involving electricity
Spanishpotencial, tensión, voltaje
Catalandiferència de potencial, potencial elèctric, potencial, voltatge

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