"volt" Definition

  1. n. A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a center makes two concentric tracks.
  2. n. A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.
  3. n. 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 ampere. It is practically equivalent to / the electro-motive force of a standard Clark's cell at a temperature of 15ยก C.

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Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "volt": 18
Words that end with "volt": 7
Words that contain "volt": 30
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