abvolt
The CGS electromagnetic unit of difference of potential equal to 10−8 V. The potential difference between two points such that 1 erg of work will be done when 1 abcoulomb of charge moves from point to point.

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  • abvolt — unit of electrical potential equal to one hundred millionth of a volt Units of Measurement …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • abvolt — ab·volt …   English syllables

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