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The unit of electro-motive force; -- defined by the International Electrical Congress in 1893 and by United States Statute as, that electro-motive force which steadily applied to a conductor whose resistance is one ohm will produce a current of one ampère. It is practically equivalent to 1000/1434 the electro-motive force of a standard Clark's cell at a temperature of 15° C.
Unit for measuring voltage.
The unit of measurement of force used to produce an electric current.
The unit of measurement of electromotive force; it is the force needed to push an ampere of current through a resistance of one ohm.
(Abbr. V) The unit of measuring electrical potential. It defines the force of pressure of electricity for the satisfactory operation of an electrical device.
The term used to refer to the property of electrical pressure through a circuit. The basic practical unit of difference of potential.
unit of potential difference (similar to pressure).
A unit of electrical pressure. It measures the force or push of electricity. Volts are analogous to the pressure of water in a pipe that, if steadily applied to a circuit having a resistance of one ohm, will produce a current of one ampere.
The basic practical unit of difference of (electrical) potential.
A unit of electrical pressure. One volt is the electrical pressure that will cause one ampere of current to flow through one ohm of resistance.
Unit of electric potential in the SI unit system. It measures the difference in electric potential that causes a current of 1 ampere to flow through a conductor of 1 ohm.
the unit of electric potential; a joule per coulomb
The unit of electromotive force or potential difference in electric circuit.
a unit of measurement for electrical pressure; named after the Italian scientist Alessandro Volta
A unit of electrical measurement which determines the level of force or pressure behind an electrical current. The greater the voltage, the more powerful the current. Specifically, it is the amount of pressure that will cause one ampere of current to flow through one ohm of resistance.
A unit of electrical pressure. It measures the force or push of electricity. Volts represent pressure, correspondent to the pressure of water in a pipe.
The unit used to measure the potential, force, or amplitude of an electric signal. Abbreviated "V".
The electrical potential difference or electromotive force that will cause current of 1 ampere to flow through the resistance of 1 ohm. Symbolized by "V."
Unit of electricl force or pressure. Household voltage in the United States, nominally 120 volts, varies between 110 and 125 volts.
The unit of measure for the amount of electrical "pressure" that causes electricity to flow through a conductor.
the SI unit of measurement of electrostatic potential; equivalent to J/C.
It is the unit of measurement of electromotive force causing the flow of one ampere of current in a circuit of a resistance of one ohm. It is symbolized by "V." The word "volt" has been named after an Italian physicist of the 18th century, Alessandro Volta.
The unit that measures pressure or force that sends electricity along a conductor. It is analogous to water pressure in a pipe. The greater the voltage, the farther electricity will travel.
DIY, Electronics, Measurement: The unit for measuring electrical potential. One volt represents the difference of potential required to make a current of one ampere flow through a resistance of one ohm.
A unit that measures the amount of electrical pressure.
the SI unit of potential, potential difference and emf, symbol V, named after Alessandro Volta.
Measurement of voltage which is required to move a certain number of electrons from one point to another. When the voltage moves in one direction it is DC volts and when it alternates direction, it is AC volts.
The unit by which voltage is measured. One volt is defined as the voltage necessary to drive a current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.
A VOLT is a unit of electrical pressure measuring the force or push of electricity.
The derived SI unit of electric potential difference.
electrical pressure unit; don't ask, I guess another SI thing
The unit of electromotive force or electrical pressure. One volt is the pressure required to send 1 ampere of current through a resistance of 1 ohm.
The basic unit of "electromotive force". One Volt applied to a resistance of one Ohm will force a current of one Ampere to flow (Abbreviation - V)
The unit of measurement of electromotive force, being the force needed to send a current or one ampere through a conductor with a resistance of one ohm.
The basic unit of electrical energy.
A unit of electrical pressure that can cause a current of one ampere to flow through resistance of one ohm.
Unit of voltage, potential, and electromotive force.
a measurement of electromotive force in electricity
a measurement of the electric force that pushes electrons around a circuit
a measurement of the power of electricity going through a wire
a measure of the force of the electrical flow which causes one ampere of electricity to travel through one ohm of resistance
an electrical measurement that is used in the metric system
a potential of one Joule of energy (or work) per Coulomb of charge
(V) - The amount of force required to drive a steady current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm. Electrical systems of most homes and offices use 120 volts. (volts - watts/amps) (volts = amperes x resistance)
Unit of measurement for electromotive force. Voltage is how strongly the electricity will push if the circuit is allowed to complete.
The unit of measure for electromotive force or electrical pressure.
Unit of electromotive force, voltage or potential. The volt is the voltage between two points of a conductor carrying a constant current of one ampere, when the power dissipated between these points is one watt.
The unit used to measure electrical potential. The electrical force which propels current in a conductor. This is analogous to the water pressure in a water hose.
Unit of force applied to a conductor to free electrons, to cause electrical current flow.
unit measuring the force that drives electrical charges through a conductor. Named after the Italian physicist and professor from Pavia, Alejandro Volta, who discovered that chemical reactions between sheets of zinc and copper submerged in sulphuric acid gave rise to enough force to produce electrical charges.
The unit of electromotive force that will cause a current to flow in a conductor.
The basic unit of electromotive force or potential difference.
The volt is the unit of measure for electro-motive force. A dry cell battery produces approximately 1.5 volts, while one cell of a car lead-acid battery produces about 2 volts.
(Abbr. V) a unit for measuring the force of an electric current.
A unit of electric force that measures the pressure of electricity. It is comparable to water pressure in a hose.
The term used to describe the electrical potential difference between oppositely charged conductors, for example there is a 1.5V potential between the top and bottom of a battery.
The unit of electromotive force, or difference of potential, which will cause a current of one ampere to flow through a resistance of one ohm. Named for Italian physicist Alessandro Volta (1745-1827).
A unit for measuring the force used to produce an electric current; the push or force that moves electric current through a conductor.
The unit of measurement of electromotive force. It is equivalent to the force required to produce a current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.
the unit of electrical pressure; 1 volt is the electrical pressure required to force a current flow of 1 ampere through a resistance of 1 ohm
Unit of measure of electromotive force
The unit of electric potential (intensity) and potential difference. It is also a relation of current to resistance: i.e. 1 volt is the potential difference across a resistance of 1 Ohm when a current of 1 Amp is flowing.
The volt is the SI derived unit for electric potential and voltage (derived from the ampere and watt). It is named in honor of Alessandro Volta, who, in 1800, invented the voltaic pile, the first chemical battery. The volt is defined as the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere dissipates one watt of power. See also: Ampere, Electrical resistance, Resistor
A unit of measurement for electrical potential within an electrical circuit. ( Volt = Ampere X Ohm )
The unit of measure used to describe a difference in electrical potential; abbreviated by the symbol "v".
A unit of electrical measurement. One volt will cause a current of one ampere to flow through a resistance of one ohm.
The unit of electric potential. Voltage drives electric charge around a circuit. An analogy would be the height of a waterfall.
SI unit of potential difference such that the potential difference across a conductor is 1 volt when 1 ampere of current in it dissipates 1 watt of power. Named after Count Alessandro Volta (1745-1827). Symbol V.
The unit of electrical potential, or difference in electrical pressure, expressing the difference between two electrical charges.
A unit of potential energy.
A unit of electrical pressure. In a water system pressure might be expressed as pounds per square inch. In an electrical system, the pressure that causes electrons to move is called voltage. The voltage found in most homes is 120 and 240 volts. Businesses will typically utilize voltage at 120 and 208, or 277 and 480 volts.
The unit used to measure electrical force between two points in a circuit. The current at most receptacles in the United States and Canada is approximately 120 volts.
The standard unit of measurement for electrical potential. It defines the "force" or "pressure" of electricity.
The unit of measurement of electrical potential.
The unit of measurement for electromotive force (emf). It is equivalent to the force required to produce 1 ampere through a resistance of 1 ohm.
unit of measurement for voltage unless otherwise indicated; abbreviated as V.
The standard unit of potential difference or electromotive force, named after Alessandro Volt a. One volt is the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere dissipates one watt of power.
A unit of measure for electrical potential.
Basic measurement of electrical pressure in a circuit.
Measure of electrical pressure in a circuit
Unit of measurement for electrical voltage. Abbreviation V.
The SI unit of electrical potential. One volt equals one joule per coulomb.
A unit of electro-motive force.
Unit of electrical pressure which creates the current flow.
The metric unit of voltage, one joule per coulomb.
A unit of Electrocmotive Force (emf) .
The unit of electrical force used to measure the "pressure" with which electricity is pushed through a conductor.
A unit of measure for voltage, which is electrical pressure that forces current to flow.
A measure of electrical pressure. 120 volts is the standard in the United States and many other countries.
The unit of electrical pressure. High voltage requires more insulation and clearances than low voltage.
the unit of electrical voltage, or "pressure"
The measure of electrical potential.
The basic unit expressing a difference of potential.
A unit of measure of the force, or 'push,' given the electrons in an electric circuit. One volt produces one ampere of current when acting a resistance of one ohm.
(V) The unit of measurement applied to the difference in potential between two points. If 1 joule of energy is required to move 1 coulomb of charge between two points, the difference in potential is said to be 1 volt.
Voltage; The unit of electromotive force (EMF) that causes current to flow. One volt causes a current of one amp through a resistance of one ohm.
Unit of electromotive force. It is the difference of potential required to make a current of one ampere flow through a resistance of one ohm.
The unit of electrical potential between two points in a circuit.
The unit of voltage or potential difference.
The volt is the International System of Units (SI) measure of electric potential or electromotive force. A potential of one volt appears across a resistance of one ohm when a current of one ampere flows through that resistance. Reduced to SI base units, 1 V = 1 kg times m2 times s-3 times A-1 (kilogram meter squared per second cubed per ampere).
the unit of measurement for electric potential; it is defined as one joule of work per coulomb of charge transferred.
Unit to measure electromotive force.
Unit of electrical measurement equal to the difference of electric potential between two points on a conducting wire carrying a constant current of one ampere when the power dissipated between the points is one watt.
The unit of voltage. One thousand volts = 1
A unit of measurement that indicates the degree of electrical pressure or potential.
Unit of measurement expressing electromotive force. Watts divided by volts equals amps.
A unit of electromotive force
The unit of measurement used to measure how much "pressure" is used to force electricity through a circuit. W-X-Y-Z
The unit of measure for voltage. Voltage is the electrical pressure which forces the current to flow in a conductor such as a wire.
Unit used to measure the force or pressure of electricity. It is defined as the pressure needed to move one amp through a resistance of one ohm.
A volt (V) is the unit used to describe the electrical energy that moves charge around a circuit.
Unit of electromotive force. One volt is defined as the difference in potential required to make one ampere of current flow through one ohm of resistance; see also " voltage."
The unit of measure for electrical potential.
A volt is a measurement of electrical pressure.
The unit of electromotive force. That electromotive force which when steadily applied to a conductor whose resistance is one ohm will produce a current of one ampere.
The potential difference between two points.
An expression that represents the electrical "pressure" in a circuit, quite different from the "flow" as represented by Amps. See also Amp, Watt.
A term in electronics, being the force necessary to cause one ampere to flow through a conductor with a resistance of one ohm. Common household current is 110 volts, with a 220 volt circuit used for some cooking appliances. Industrial uses may require higher voltage.
(abbrev. ; pl. Volts) A unit of voltage (potential difference). One volt is equal to performing one joule of work to move or separate one coulomb (6.25 x 1,018) of electrons.
The unit of electromotive force or electric pressure, akin to water pressure in pounds per square inch.
The unit of measurement for voltage.
A unit of measure of the pressure in an electrical circuit. Volts are a measure of electric potential. Voltage is often explained using a liquid analogy -- comparing water pressure to voltage: a high pressure hose would be considered high voltage, while a slow-moving stream could be compared to low voltage.
Unit to describe the electrical force that causes current to flow - analogous to PSI in hydraulics.
The unit of electromotive force that will force a current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.
Measure of potential difference in an electrical circuit.
A unit of measure of electrical force required to produce a current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.
(V). A measure of electrical pressure. Volts x amps = watts.
The volt is the unit of measure for electro-motive force required to pass one ampere through resistance of one ohm.
The measurement of the force or 'push' given to the electrons in an electric circuit. One volt produces one ampere of current when acting against a resistance of one ohm
The volt (symbolized V) is the Standard International (SI ) unit of electric potential or electromotive force. A potential of one volt appears across a resistance of one ohm when a current of one ampere flows through that resistance. Go To Top
The unit of electromotive force* or potential difference*. Click here to go back to where you were.
A unit of electrical pressure. One volt is the amount of pressure that will cause one ampere of current in one ohm of resistance.
measure of electrical potential, 110-volt house electricity has more potential to do work than an equal flow of 12-volt electricity.
A unit of electrical force required to cause a current of 1 ampere to flow through a resistance of 1 ohm.
Unit used to measure electrical force between two points in a circuit. U.S. and Canada usually operate at 120 volts.
Electrical unit of voltage or potential difference. One volt is the force necessary to move the sufficient number of electrons through one ohm of resistance to create one ampere of current.
the unit of electrical potential. It is the electromotive force which, if steadily applied to a circuit having a resistance of one ohm, will produce a current of one ampere.
The unit by which electrical force or pressure is measured.
the volt is a measure of the potential energy of the source or the "pressure" pushing electrons through the wire.
A measure of electrical pressure. Volts X amps = watts. Home Improvement Encyclopedia