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volt

 (V) [vōlt]
the SI unit of electric potential or electromotive force, equal to 1 watt per ampere, or 1 joule per coulomb.
electron volt (eV) a unit of energy equal to the energy acquired by an electron in being accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt; equal to 1.602 × 10−19 joule.
gigaelectron volt (GeV) one billion electron volts (109 eV).
kiloelectron volt (keV) one thousand electron volts (103 eV).
megaelectron volt (MeV) one million electron volts (106 eV).

volt (v, V),

(vōlt),
The unit of electromotive force; the electromotive force that will produce a current of 1 A in a circuit that has a resistance of 1 ohm; that is, joule per coulomb.
[Alessandro Volta, It. physicist, 1745-1827]

volt

(v, V) (vōlt)
The unit of electromotive force; the electromotive force that will produce a current of 1 ampere in a circuit that has a resistance of 1 ohm, i.e., joule per coulomb.
[Alessandro Volta, It. physicist, 1745-1827]

volt

(v, V) (vōlt)
The unit of electromotive force; the electromotive force that will produce a current of 1 ampere in a circuit that has a resistance of 1 ohm.
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