9 Grammatical Pitfalls


[oh-ver-puh-ten-shuh l] /ˈoʊ vər pəˌtɛn ʃəl/
noun, Electricity
Origin of overpotential
1915-20; over- + potential Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for overpotential
  • However, overpotential of discharging and charging bring huge challenge for its application.
  • However, the overpotential arising from ohmic losses in the hydrogen sulfide are extremely high.
  • One means of protecting steel against corrosion is to coat it with a metal that has a higher hydrogen overpotential, such as tin.
  • The oxygen activation overpotential remains almost the same for all catalysts.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for overpotential

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for overpotential

Scrabble Words With Friends