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contact potential

noun, Electricity
1.
the potential generated by the contact of two dissimilar materials in air or in a vacuum.
Also called Volta effect.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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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.

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