What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

contact potential

noun, Electricity
the potential generated by the contact of two dissimilar materials in air or in a vacuum.
Also called Volta effect.
Origin of contact potential
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for contact potential
  • Employers may post job openings, search the active resumes, and contact potential employees.
  • Minimize exposed skin and protect high contact potential skin areas using gloves and boots.
  • They contact potential customers to explain their services and to ascertain the customer's banking and other financial needs.
  • Locate and contact potential clients to offer advertising services.
  • If your budget allows, this is the time to contact potential performers.
  • To secure business, subcontractors are encouraged to contact potential prime contractors before bids are due.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for contact potential

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for contact

Scrabble Words With Friends