megavolt

[meg-uh-vohlt]
noun Electricity.
a unit of electromotive force, equal to one million volts. Abbreviation: MV

Origin:
1920–25; mega- + volt

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megavolt (ˈmɛɡəˌvɒlt)
 
n
MV one million volts

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

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