Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “voltage”

See all translations

voltage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈvɒl.tɪdʒ/ us    /ˈvoʊl.t̬ɪdʒ/
the force of an electric current, measured in volts: high/low voltages
Translations of “voltage”
in Korean 전압…
in Arabic الجُهد الكَهرَبائي…
in Portuguese voltagem…
in Catalan voltatge…
in Japanese 電圧…
in Italian voltaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電壓, 伏特數…
in Russian электрическое напряжение…
in Turkish voltaj…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电压, 伏特数…
in Polish napięcie…
(Definition of voltage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of voltage?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “voltage”

Definitions of “voltage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More