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volt + -age, ultimately derived from the name of Alessandro Volta, inventor of the modern battery.
voltage (countable and uncountable, plural voltages)
- (electricity) The difference in electrostatic potential between two points in space, especially between live and neutral conductors or the earth.
- The voltage between the wires is too low to produce a spark.
- Be careful when opening high-voltage equipment.
difference in electrostatic potential
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voltage m (plural voltages)
- “voltage”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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