Definition of Potential unit
1. Noun. A measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground).
Specialized synonyms: Abvolt, Millivolt, Mv, Microvolt, Nanovolt, Picovolt, Femtovolt, V, Volt, Kilovolt, Kv
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potential Unit
Literary usage of Potential unit
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1. An Introduction to Electricity by Bruno Kolbe (1908)
"Deduction of the meaning of potential unit of electrical potential. Practical unit of this (the Volt). Store of work of an electric conductor. ..."
2. Transactions (1895)
"The compound name is not very cumbrous, and any suitable name should be reserved for the steam potential unit of the future, the practical centimetre- ..."
3. College Physics by John Oren Reed, Karl Eugen Guthe (1911)
"Unit Difference of Potential. Unit difference of potential, or unit electromotive force, is the difference of potential produced at the terminals of unit ..."