over voltage

overvoltage

[oh-ver-vohl-tij]
noun
1.
Electricity. excess voltage.
2.
Physics. the amount by which the voltage applied to an ionization chamber exceeds the Geiger-Müller threshold.

Origin:
1905–10; over- + voltage

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overvoltage (ˈəʊvəˌvəʊltɪdʒ)
 
n
a voltage above the normal level

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