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megavolt

[meg-uh-vohlt]
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noun Electricity.
  1. a unit of electromotive force, equal to one million volts. Abbreviation: MV
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Origin of megavolt

First recorded in 1920–25; mega- + volt1
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British Dictionary definitions for megavolt

megavolt

noun
  1. one million voltsSymbol: MV
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Word Origin and History for megavolt

n.

1868, from mega- + volt.

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megavolt in Medicine

megavolt

(mĕgə-vōlt′)
n.
  1. One million volts.
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