from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The work per unit of charge required to move a charge from a reference point to a specified point, measured in joules per coulomb or volts. The static electric field is the negative of the gradient of the electric potential.
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- noun the
potential energyper unit chargeat a pointin a static electric field; voltage
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- noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
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