Definition of megavolt in English:

megavolt

Syllabification: meg·a·volt
Pronunciation: /ˈmegəˌvōlt
 
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(abbreviation: MV)

noun

  • A unit of electromotive force equal to one million volts.
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    • There is a procedure to do that with minor power lines - that is, those of less than 100 megavolt amperes and 110 kilovolts.
    • VA Tech will supply the autotransformers, rated at 240 megavolt - amps and 276 megavolt-amps, until the end of 2005, and the contract includes an option for the supply of strategic spare transformers.
    • He indicated that existing methods require either megavolt accelerators to fuse deuterium or ‘a special radioactive tritium target and hence government licensing.’

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