noun, Electricity.
the difference between the potentials of two points in an electric field.
the difference in electric potential between two points in an electric field; the work that has to be done in transferring unit positive charge from one point to the other, measured in volts U, ΔV, Δφ, pd Compare electromotive force
potential difference
The difference, measured in volts, in electric potential between two points, especially two points in an electric circuit.


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