from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of potential difference, equal to one hundred-millionth of a volt.
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- n. A unit of electrical potential equal to one hundred millionth of a volt (10-8 volts), used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt
ab- (“absolute”) + volt (Wiktionary)