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voltnoun [C]

uk   /vɒlt/  us   /voʊlt/
the ​standardunit used to ​measure how ​strongly an ​electricalcurrent is ​sent around an ​electricalsystem: Electricity in ​Britain is 240 volts, AC.
(Definition of volt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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voltnoun [C]

 us   /voʊlt/
physics the ​standardunit used to ​measure how ​strongly an ​electricalcurrent is ​sent around an ​electricalsystem: Many ​householdappliancesrun on a ​current of 120 volts.
voltage
noun [C]  us   /ˈvoʊl·tɪdʒ/
physics high/​low voltage
(Definition of volt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “volt”
in Korean 볼트…
in Arabic فولت…
in Malaysian volt…
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in Russian вольт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 伏特(電壓單位)…
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in Polish wolt…
in Spanish voltio…
in Vietnamese vôn…
in Portuguese volt…
in Thai หน่วยแรงดันไฟฟ้า…
in German das Volt…
in Catalan volt…
in Japanese ボルト(電圧の単位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伏特(电压单位)…
in Indonesian volt…
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