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overvoltage

[oh-ver-vohl-tij] /ˈoʊ vərˌvoʊl tɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Electricity. excess voltage.
2.
Physics. the amount by which the voltage applied to an ionization chamber exceeds the Geiger-Müller threshold.
Origin of overvoltage
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; over- + voltage
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British Dictionary definitions for overvoltage

overvoltage

/ˈəʊvəˌvəʊltɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a voltage above the normal level
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