Volta effect

noun Vol·ta effect \ˈvōltə-, ˈvältə-\

Definition of Volta effect

  1. :  the difference of potential observable between two dissimilar metals when placed in contact with one metal becoming positive and the other negative —called also contact potential

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Origin and Etymology of volta effect

after Alessandro Volta †1827 Italian physicist

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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