voltage

[ vohl-tij ]
/ ˈvoʊl tɪdʒ /

noun Electricity.

electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.

Origin of voltage

First recorded in 1885–90; volt1 + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for voltage

voltage

/ (ˈvəʊltɪdʒ) /

noun

an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts
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Medicine definitions for voltage

voltage

[ vōltĭj ]

n.

Electromotive force or potential difference, usually expressed in volts.
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Science definitions for voltage

voltage

[ vōltĭj ]

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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