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statvolt

[stat-vohlt]
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noun Electricity.
  1. the electrostatic unit of electromotive force or potential difference, approximately equivalent to 300 volts and equal to the electromotive force or potential difference that will cause a current of one statampere to flow through a conductor with a resistance of one statohm.

Origin of statvolt

stat- (see statampere) + volt1
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