from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a unit of energy, being equal to the kinetic energy acquired by an electron when accelerated through a potential difference of one volt. It is equal to 1.602 x 10-19 Joules. It is abbreviated eV.
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- n. a unit of energy equal to the work done by an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt
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