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


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electron volt

noun

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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