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abvolt

[ab-vohlt, ab-vohlt] /æbˈvoʊlt, ˈæbˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity.
1.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromotive force, equivalent to 10 −8 volt.
Origin of abvolt
ab- (see abampere) + volt1
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British Dictionary definitions for abvolt

abvolt

/ˈæbˌvəʊlt/
noun
1.
the cgs unit of potential difference in the electromagnetic system; the potential difference between two points when work of 1 erg must be done to transfer 1 abcoulomb of charge from one point to the other: equivalent to 10–8 volt
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