voltage

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noun volt·age \ ˈvōl-tij \

Definition of voltage

1 :electric potential or potential difference expressed in volts
2 :intensity of feeling

Examples of voltage in a Sentence

  1. We measured the change in voltage across the circuit.

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First Known Use of voltage

1890


VOLTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

voltage

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Definition of voltage for English Language Learners

  • : the force of an electrical current that is measured in volts


VOLTAGE Defined for Kids

voltage

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noun volt·age \ ˈvōl-tij \

Definition of voltage for Students

:electric force measured in volts
  • the voltage of a current

Medical Dictionary

voltage

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noun volt·age \ ˈvōl-tij \

medical Definition of voltage

:electrical potential or potential difference expressed in volts

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