HyperDic: volt

English > 1 sense of the word volt:
NOUNquantityvolt, 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
volt > pronunciation
Soundsvow'lt
Rhymesbolt ... unbolt: 9 rhymes with owlt...
English > volt: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA 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; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it.
SynonymV
Part ofkilovolt, kVA unit of potential equal to a thousand volts
PartsabvoltA 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)
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
Broaderpotential unitA measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
Spanishvoltio
Catalanvolt
Adjectivesvoltaicpertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

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