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  • noun physics The difference between the electric potential of an electrode or cell under the passage of a current and the thermodynamic value of the electrode or cell potential in the absence of electrolysis; overpotential.
  • noun The hazardous condition that occurs when the voltage in a circuit is raised above that for which it was designed.

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Examples

  • The direct earthing of a point of the network is prevented by installing a so called overvoltage protector.

    1. Protective measures against too high a contact voltage and conduct following electrical accidents

  • I tried using the bad jack on an identical motherboard and it caused an "overvoltage" (over-amperage for the engineers) there, too.

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  • I tried using the bad jack on an identical motherboard and it caused an "overvoltage" (over-amperage for the engineers) there, too.

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  • I recently lost equipment worth a couple of hundred dollars because of a 60 Hz overvoltage: several electronic tranformers of phones, electronic components of garage door opener and of audio components on stand by mode.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • A voltage higher than 139,7 V in a 127 V system (outside the accepted tolerance) is a power frequency overvoltage.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • And overvoltage and undervoltage refer to a voltage with a value at least 10% above or below, respectively, the nominal voltage for a period of time greater than 1 minute.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • And overvoltage and undervoltage refer to a voltage with a value at least 10% above or below, respectively, the nominal voltage for a period of time greater than 1 minute.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • A voltage higher than 139,7 V in a 127 V system (outside the accepted tolerance) is a power frequency overvoltage.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • But when you get a power frequency overvoltage on top of it, products which are permanently on or on stand by mode may be endangered.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

  • But when you get a power frequency overvoltage on top of it, products which are permanently on or on stand by mode may be endangered.

    What is the voltage in Morelia?

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