Meaning of volt


Pronunciation: (vōlt), [key]
— n. Elect.
  1. the SI unit of potential difference and electromotive force, formally defined to be the difference of electric potential between two points of a conductor carrying a constant current of one ampere, when the power dissipated between these points is equal to one watt. Abbr.: V


Pronunciation: (vōlt), [key]
— n.
    1. a circular or turning movement of a horse.
    2. a gait in which a horse going sideways turns around a center, with the head turned outward.
  1. a sudden movement or leap to avoid a thrust.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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