kilovolt


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kilovolt

(ˈkɪləʊˌvəʊlt)
n
(Units) one thousand volts. Symbol: kV

kil•o•volt

(ˈkɪl əˌvoʊlt)

n.
a unit of electromotive force, equal to 1000 volts. Abbr.: kV, kv
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilovolt - a unit of potential equal to a thousand volts
potential unit - a measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
V, volt - a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
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kilovolt

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