HyperDic: voltage

English > 2 senses of the word voltage:
NOUNphenomenonvoltage, electromotive force, emfthe rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit
phenomenonvoltage, electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential dropthe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
voltage > pronunciation
Soundsvow'ltahjh; vow'ltihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > voltage: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts.
Synonymselectromotive force, emf
Broaderelectrical phenomenonA physical phenomenon involving electricity
Spanishtensión, voltaje
Catalanforça electromotriu, voltatge
Adjectivesphotovoltaicproducing a voltage when exposed to radiant energy (especially light)
voltaicpertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action
English > voltage: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts.
Synonymselectric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop
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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