# Definitions for voltageˈvoʊl tɪdʒvolt·age

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1. voltage, electromotive force, emfnoun

the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts

2. electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltagenoun

the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

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1. voltagenoun

The amount of electrostatic potential between two points in space.

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1. Voltage

Voltage, also known as electric pressure, electric tension, or (electric) potential difference, is the difference in electric potential between two points. In a static electric field, it corresponds to the work needed per unit of charge to move a test charge between the two points. In the International System of Units, the derived unit for voltage is named volt.: 166 The voltage between points can be caused by the build-up of electric charge (e.g., a capacitor), and from an electromotive force (e.g., electromagnetic induction in generator, inductors, and transformers). On a macroscopic scale, a potential difference can be caused by electrochemical processes (e.g., cells and batteries), the pressure-induced piezoelectric effect, and the thermoelectric effect. A voltmeter can be used to measure the voltage between two points in a system. Often a common reference potential such as the ground of the system is used as one of the points. A voltage can represent either a source of energy or the loss, dissipation, or storage of energy.

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1. voltage

Voltage, also known as electric potential difference, is the measure of electric potential energy per unit charge in an electrical circuit. It represents the force that drives the flow of electric current. It is measured in volts (V) and can be either positive or negative, depending on the direction of the electric field.

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1. Voltagenoun

electric potential or potential difference, expressed in volts

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1. Voltage

Voltage, electrical potential difference, or an electric tension is the electric potential difference between two points, or the difference in electric potential energy of a unit test charge transported between two points. Voltage is equal to the work done per unit charge against a static electric field to move the charge between two points. A voltage may represent either a source of energy, or lost, used, or stored energy. A voltmeter can be used to measure the voltage between two points in a system; usually a common reference potential such as the ground of the system is used as one of the points. Voltage can be caused by static electric fields, by electric current through a magnetic field, by time-varying magnetic fields, or some combination of these three.

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1. Voltage

Potential difference or electro-motive force expressed in volts; as a voltage of 100 volts. Thus voltage may express the electro-motive force absorbed in a conductor, while electro-motive force is a term generally applied where it is produced, evolved or present in the object. The term voltage of a lamp expresses simply the volts required, but does not suggest the possession of electromotive force.

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1. Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'voltage' in Nouns Frequency: #3029

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of voltage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of voltage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

### Examples of voltage in a Sentence

1. When you apply a voltage to them relative to some background there is an attractive force between the nanowires and the substrate that deforms the elastomer, elastomer rubber is very soft and so the surface becomes rough, and it is that roughness that scatters light.

2. This transition is going to spur an enormous number of jobs. And these are jobs that can't be offshored because they happen in our houses, in our communities, electricians, pipefitters, plumbers, high voltage, auto mechanics. There's a large workforce that is going to be responsible for making this transition happen.

3. Recovery time would be measured in hours or days typically. However, If we sustained large damage to the high voltage transformers, then that could lead to recovery measured in weeks or months.

4. What’s been developed before has either been for ex vivo tissue analysis, with solvents that are not compatible, or using high pressure nitrogen or high voltage that’s not compatible with living tissue.

5. Even at the young age, the heart is a muscle...there are 16-year-olds that can have an enlarged heart from muscle, so it looks like an athlete EKG. It has higher voltage. Pediatricians say this is abnormal, but a sports medicine specialist would say that's the typical pattern of a trained athlete, untrained physicians overcall abnormality and that leads to further testing.

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## Translations for voltage

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• فولتية, جهد
• napětí
• Spannung
• tensio
• voltaje
• pinge
• jännite
• tension
• voltaxe
• rafspenna, spenna
• tensione, voltaggio
• מתח
• 電圧
• spriegums
• spanning
• spenning
• napięcie, woltaż
• tensão, voltagem
• tensiune, voltaj
• напряжение
• voltaža, napetost
• spänning
• 电压

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