abvolt

abvolt

[ab-vohlt, ab-vohlt]
noun Electricity.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromotive force, equivalent to 10 −8 volt.

Origin:
ab- (see abampere) + volt1

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abvolt (ˈæbˌvəʊlt)
 
n
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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