high-voltage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"high-voltage" in British English

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high-voltageadjective

uk   /ˌhaɪˈvɒl.tɪdʒ/  us   /-ˈvoʊl.t̬ɪdʒ/

high-voltage adjective (ELECTRICITY)

relating to or ​containinglargeamounts of ​electricity

high-voltage adjective (EXCITING)

informal very ​exciting and ​full of ​energy: Sara Hughes gives a high-voltage ​performance in one of the most ​excitingplays to ​hit London this ​year.
(Definition of high-voltage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high-voltage" in American English

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high-voltageadjective

 /ˈhɑɪˈvoʊl·tɪdʒ/
having a very ​strongelectriccurrentmoving through it
(Definition of high-voltage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high-voltage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高电压的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高電壓的…
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