microvolt

noun

mi·​cro·​volt ˈmī-krə-ˌvōlt How to pronounce microvolt (audio)
: 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, 2 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microvolt was in 1868

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“Microvolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microvolt. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

microvolt

noun
mi·​cro·​volt ˈmī-krə-ˌvōlt How to pronounce microvolt (audio)
: one millionth of a volt
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