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Voltage   /vˈoʊltədʒ/  /vˈoʊltɪdʒ/   Listen

The rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts.  Synonyms: electromotive force, emf.
The difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts.  Synonyms: electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop.

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"Voltage" Quotes from Famous Books

... the atmospheric potential—the voltage and even the amperage difference between the low-hanging clouds and the ground below—was immensely greater than that of Earth, that had already been determined. But the compound and the defenses surrounding it had already been compensated ...
— Cum Grano Salis • Gordon Randall Garrett

... previous rule-of-thumb methods by scientific calculation, recognized the value of low voltage, good insulation and the avoidance of self-induction, with the result that the electro-pneumatic action has become (when properly made) as reliable as the tracker ...
— The Recent Revolution in Organ Building - Being an Account of Modern Developments • George Laing Miller

... lay a cable carrying a high voltage all around the lake and connected it with traps of various designs both in the water and on the land. No more would they risk their lives hunting the beast ...
— Omega, the Man • Lowell Howard Morrow

... siphon recorder, he began by taking advantage of the fact, observed long before by Bose, that a charge of electricity stimulates the flow of a liquid. In its original form the ink-well into which the siphon dipped was insulated and charged to a high voltage by an influence-machine; the ink, powerfully repelled, was spurted from the siphon point to a moving strip of paper beneath (Fig. 62). It was afterward found better to use a delicate mechanical shaker which throws out the ink in minute drops as the cable current ...
— Little Masterpieces of Science: - Invention and Discovery • Various

... It scorches and burns and kills, like the live third rail. People know it, and yet they play around with sin. Many times there are signs near high voltage wires—Danger, Do Not Touch! God has put up some signs, too. In His Word He warns against the danger of sin. If we want to be safe, and happy, we ...
— The Key To Peace • A. Marie Miles

Words linked to "Voltage" :   electrical phenomenon, resting potential, evoked potential

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