microvolt

[ mahy-kruh-vohlt ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌvoʊlt /

noun Electricity.

a unit of electromotive force or potential difference equal to one millionth of a volt. Symbol: μV, μv

Nearby words

  1. microtopography,
  2. microtremor,
  3. microtubule,
  4. microvasculature,
  5. microvillus,
  6. microwatt,
  7. microwavable,
  8. microwave,
  9. microwave background,
  10. microwave communication

Origin of microvolt

First recorded in 1865–70; micro- + volt1

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