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voltage

 [vōl´tij]
electromotive force measured in volts.

vol·tage

(vōl'tăj),
Electromotive force, pressure, or potential expressed in volts.

voltage

[vō′tij]
Etymology: Alessandro Volta
an expression of electromotive force in terms of volts.

volt·age

(vōl'tăj)
Electromotive force, pressure, or potential expressed in volts.

volt·age

(vōl'tăj)
Electromotive force, pressure, or potential expressed in volts.

voltage,

n the potential of electromotive force of an electric charge, measured in volts.

voltage

electromotive force measured in volts. In radiographic equipment it is important that there be no variation in the voltage supplied to the x-ray tube. The voltage supplied to the x-ray tube is controlled by a kilovoltage selector.
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