Definition of Electric potential

1. Noun. The difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts.




Definition of Electric potential

1. Noun. the potential energy per unit charge at a point in a static electric field; voltage ¹

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Literary usage of Electric potential

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk ( Maxwell (1873)
"electric potential..] If the small body carrying the small charge e be moved from the given point to an indefinite distance from the electrified bodies, ..."

2. Journal by Institution of Electrical Engineers Radio Section (1874)
"Note on Mr. LATIMER CLARK'S METHOD OF MEASURING DIFFERENCES OF electric potential. By Professor ADAMS. In order to compare the electromotive forces of two ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"electric potential (V). The difference of potential Electric between two points is (p. 7) measured by the work ° en ia ' which would be done if a unit of ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1886)
"The phenomena of comets show not merely a highly electrical condition of the sun's surface, but also the permanence of an electric potential of the same ..."

5. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"The study of the electric potential difference occurring during the freezing ... The electric potential difference was measured for freezing of samples of ..."

6. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1916)
"electric potential corresponds, then, to air pressure, and electric current to velocity of the air particles. We may refer the reader to any good treatise ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A galvanometer, on the other hand, which might also be defined as an instrument for n :• •- • r- ing differences of electric potential, utilizes the ..."

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