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. ^ “abvolt” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.
  2. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 7