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statvolt

[stat-vohlt] /ˈstætˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity
1.
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
stat- (see statampere) + volt1
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