HyperDic: potential_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression potential unit:
NOUNquantitypotential unita measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
English > potential unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground).
NarrowerabvoltA unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt
femtovoltA unit of potential equal to one quadrillionth of a volt (or one thousandth of a nanosecond)
kilovolt, kVA unit of potential equal to a thousand volts
microvoltA unit of potential equal to one millionth of a volt
millivolt, mVA unit of potential equal to one thousandth of a volt
nanovoltA unit of potential equal to one billionth of a volt
picovoltA unit of potential equal to one trillionth of a volt
volt, VA unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt
Broaderelectromagnetic unit, emuAny of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism

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