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Voltage  n.  (Elec.) Electric potential or potential difference, expressed in volts.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Voltage" Quotes from Famous Books



... miles away has heard your message to Monsieur X." He glanced at his watch. "Now, if you would be so good as to afford me a moment's assistance," he requested Simmons, "I wish to disconnect from your battery one of your powerful Leyden jars, and to substitute for it one of weaker voltage. I ventured to instruct my delivery man to leave a few ...
— The Sign at Six • Stewart Edward White

... meant by low and high voltage in electric current? Describe the use of current in: ...
— Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts • Girl Scouts

... air, just as electricity passes through a wire; quickly, invisibly, silently. Then they assume their original form where they will—just, again, as electricity passes from the end of the wire exactly the same as it entered it, allowing only for voltage drops and some other ...
— The Infra-Medians • Sewell Peaslee Wright

... voltage, ohm, kilowatt, ampere, amperage, armature, current, amperemeter, battery, dynamo, motor, voltaic, magnet, charge, coil, induction, conductor, nonconductor, insulate, insulation, farad, electrology, electric, electrician, electrify, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... evening to do it, and he threw his whole soul into it, which, considering his ancestry and temperament, was very high voltage for one small-town store window. He covered the floor of the window with black crepe paper, and hung it in long folds, like a curtain, against the rear wall. The gilt of the scepters, and halos, and capes showed up dazzlingly against this background. The scarlets, and pinks, and ...
— Fanny Herself • Edna Ferber

... droplets of metal foil and glass cloth. The thermal adjustors were already working at capacity, transmitting the light and heat that filtered through the mirror-tone hull into stored, useful energy. Batteries were already overcharged and the voltage regulators snapped on and off like a crackling barrage ...
— Master of the Moondog • Stanley Mullen

... kiss burning his lips—faithful even in his unfaithfulness. She was cheerful for some time, thinking that he would return, but the magnetism which attracted him to the woman whom he had picked from among the swarming millions was of very inferior voltage. ...
— Skookum Chuck Fables - Bits of History, Through the Microscope • Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)



Words linked to "Voltage" :   electric potential, voltage divider, Cockcroft and Walton voltage multiplier, low-voltage, potential, evoked potential, electrical phenomenon, potential drop, voltage drop, emf, voltage regulator, potential difference, electromotive force



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