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Line breaks: volt|age
Pronunciation: /ˈvəʊltɪdʒ
, ˈvɒltɪdʒ

Definition of voltage in English:


An electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts: the ratio of two voltages [mass noun]: the distortion is proportional to voltage
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  • The plasma screen consists of tiny gas plasma cells that are charged at exact electrical voltages to make a picture.
  • Then measure the voltage and current by attaching your volt meter to the two pieces of metal.
  • These devices need two external ceramic capacitors to produce stable, efficient positive voltages.

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