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potential difference

the difference in electric potential between two points. It represents the work involved in the release of energy by the transfer of a unit quantity of electricity from one point to another.
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It can be seen that the electric potential difference caused by the background and anomalous fields exhibited similar patterns as the azimuth varied.
Second, he would accompany this with social policies -- and here the potential differences are profound -- that address the need for equitable burden-sharing.
SKIPPER STILIYAN PETROV has urged manager Martin O'Neill to remain at ASTON VILLA next season and sort out any potential differences with club owner Randy Lerner.
It's true that such studies should adjust for potential differences in characteristics between bisphosphonates users and nonusers, based on differences in bone mineral density.
Having examined aggregate effects in previous empirical work in this study we turn to sectoral exports in order to distinguish potential differences between sectoral and aggregate trade.
Because of potential differences between states, it is strongly recommended that individual state laws be consulted.
Dialogue helps tackle problems and potential differences so that the positions of the government, president and the opposition become more understandable, the DISY chief said.
In addition, the report considers potential differences between the program's implementation in Medicare and commercial settings and it considers the possibility of a reduced growth rate of Medicare spending on advanced imaging services.
Without a clear picture of how physical constraints and zoning requirements affect development plans, a broker is unable to show the property owner the potential differences in valuation based on the yield for various development scenarios.
This is what producers asked for in order not to suffer from potential differences in national implementation," said Chatzimarkakis.
Third, senior civilian DOD leadership has not been involved in adjudicating potential differences among the commands' priorities.
Because of potential differences between the injury site and the surrounding intact skin, a low-intensity direct current (DC) flows between them [1314].

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