Definition of High-voltage

1. Adjective. Operating on or powered by a high voltage. "A high-voltage generator"

Exact synonyms: High-potential
Similar to: High-tension

2. Adjective. Vigorously energetic or forceful. "A high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-voltage

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high-voltage (current term)
high-warp loom
high-water mark
high-wire walker
high-yield bond
high C
high Fowler's
high altar
high altitude cerebral oedema
high altitude chamber
high altitude pulmonary oedema
high altitude sickness
high and dry
high and low

Literary usage of High-voltage

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1. Proceedings of the IRE. by Institute of Radio Engineers (1915)
"BY HARRIS J. RYAN AND ROLAND G. MARX INTRODUCTION In high voltage work, discharges thru the air between conductors and over and thru insulators can be ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1920)
"THE HIGH VOLTAGE CORONA IN AIR. BY JB WHITEHEAD, PH.D. (Read April 24, 1920.) Atmospheric air is an extremely good electric insulator. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"For a high-voltage potentiometer at reasonable expense the following types arc ... A condenser connected to the high-voltage source having a variable ..."

4. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"high-voltage Direct-current System. — The transmission of power over long distances by direct current is limited by the difficulty of obtaining a ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Note on a Means of producing a high-voltage Continuous or ' Pertinacious' Current." By Sir OLIVER J. LODGE, ..."

6. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1913)
"With the present status of high-voltage work, it is necessary that applied tests and measurements be uniform and accurate. The use of a special winding in ..."

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