microvolt

noun
mi·​cro·​volt | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌvōlt How to pronounce microvolt (audio) \

Definition of microvolt

: one millionth of a volt

Examples of microvolt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But these signals are on the order of microvolts, and most prosthetics have trouble distinguishing something so faint. Karen Weintraub, Scientific American, "New Approach to Amputation Could Reduce Phantom Pain," 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of microvolt

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Microvolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microvolt. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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microvolt

noun
mi·​cro·​volt | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌvōlt How to pronounce microvolt (audio) \

Medical Definition of microvolt

: one millionth of a volt

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