Definition of voltage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈvəʊltɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvoʊltɪdʒ//
[uncountable, countable] Electronics
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electrical force measured in volts high/low voltage See related entries: ElectronicsExtra examples A voltage is then applied across the cell electrodes. Most house lighting runs at the full mains voltage of 240 volts. The motor operates at low voltages. a voltage applied across the two edges of a plate the voltage of a battery
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