abvolt


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ab·volt

 (ăb′vōlt′)
n.
The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of potential difference, equal to one hundred-millionth of a volt.

abvolt

(ˈæbˌvəʊlt)
n
(Units) the cgs unit of potential difference in the electromagnetic system; the potential difference between two points when work of 1 erg must be done to transfer 1 abcoulomb of charge from one point to the other: equivalent to 10–8 volt
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Noun1.abvolt - a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a voltabvolt - a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt
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