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megavolt

[ meg-uh-vohlt ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌvoʊlt /
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noun Electricity.

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
/ (ˈmɛɡəˌvɒlt) /

noun

one million voltsSymbol: MV
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Medical definitions for megavolt

megavolt
[ mĕgə-vōlt′ ]

n.

One million volts.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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