- electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.
Origin of voltage
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(b) Turn on all the lamps and measure the voltage of each cell.
At the point marked 0, the voltage begins to rise very rapidly.
Ordinarily the voltage begins to rise immediately and uniformly.
The specific gravity is a better guide than the lamps or voltage.
The cell becomes different from the rest in gravity, voltage and bubbling.
- an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts
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Word Origin and History for voltage
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- Electromotive force or potential difference, usually expressed in volts.
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- A measure of the difference in electric potential between two points in space, a material, or an electric circuit, expressed in volts.
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