potential difference | |
—n | |
Compare electromotive force U, ΔV, Δφ, pd the difference in electric potential between two points in an electric field; the work that has to be done in transferring unit positive charge from one point to the other, measured in volts |
potential difference (pə-těn'shəl) Pronunciation Key
The difference, measured in volts, in electric potential between two points, especially two points in an electric circuit. |