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EtymologyEdit

volt +‎ -age, ultimately derived from the name of Alessandro Volta, inventor of the modern battery.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /voʊltɪdʒ/
  • Hyphenation: volt‧age

NounEdit

voltage (countable and uncountable, plural voltages)

  1. (physics) 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.

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voltage m (plural voltages)

  1. voltage

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