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[stat-vohlt] /ˈstætˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity
the electrostatic unit of electromotive force or potential difference, approximately equivalent to 300 volts and equal to the electromotive force or potential difference that will cause a current of one statampere to flow through a conductor with a resistance of one statohm.
Origin of statvolt
stat- (see statampere) + volt1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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