equi·​po·​ten·​tial ˌē-kwə-pə-ˈten(t)-shəl How to pronounce equipotential (audio)
: having the same potential : of uniform potential throughout
equipotential points

Examples of equipotential in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When a high-profile player leaves, they are succeeded by someone cheaper with equipotential. David Ferrini, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of equipotential was circa 1865

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“Equipotential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equipotential. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


equi·​po·​ten·​tial -pə-ˈten-chəl How to pronounce equipotential (audio)

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