abvolt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (absolute) +‎ volt

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Noun[edit]

abvolt (plural abvolts)

  1. (electricity, electrical engineering, dated) A unit of electrical potential equal to one hundred millionth of a volt (10-8 volts), used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “abvolt”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 11.
  2. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], →ISBN), page 7