Volt (V)

Volt (V),

Definition of Volt (V):

  1. Metric unit of electric potential, equal to the amount of electric pressure (electromotive force) that will produce a steady current flow of one ampere against a resistance of one ohm. Named after the Italian scientist Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), inventor of the first battery.

  2. The SI unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance.

How to use Volt (V) in a sentence?

  1. They created electricity running at 10 volts with a milliamp current, enough to power a small lightbulb.

Meaning of Volt (V) & Volt (V) Definition