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megavolt

[meg-uh-vohlt] /ˈmɛg əˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of electromotive force, equal to one million volts.
Abbreviation: MV.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; mega- + volt
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  • Our scatter-rejection grid is the first to operate successfully for any application using megavolt radiography.
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megavolt

/ˈmɛɡəˌvɒlt/
noun
1.
one million volts MV
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Word Origin and History for megavolt
n.

1868, from mega- + volt.

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megavolt in Medicine

megavolt meg·a·volt (měg'ə-vōlt')
n.
Abbr. MV
One million volts.

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