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- noun A unit of energy equal to the energy acquired by an electron falling through a potential difference of one volt, approximately 1.602 × 10−19 joules.
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- noun physics A
unitfor measuring the energyof subatomic particles; the energy equal to that attained by an electronmoving through a potential differenceof one volt. Equivalent to 1.6022 x 10-19 joules.
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