electron volt


electron volt

noun

Definition of ELECTRON VOLT

:  a unit of energy equal to the energy gained by an electron in passing from a point of low potential to a point one volt higher in potential :  1.60 × 10−19 joule

First Known Use of ELECTRON VOLT

1930

electron volt

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECTRON VOLT

: a unit of energy equal to the energy gained by an electron in passing from a point of low potential to a point one volt higher in potential : 1.60 × 10−19 joule

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