Volt, n. [After Alessandro Volta, the Italian electrician.] (Elec.) The unit of electro-motive force; -- defined by the International Electrical Congress in 1893 and by United States Statute as, that electro-motive force which steadily applied to a conductor whose resistance is one ohm will produce a current of one ampre. It is practically equivalent to the electro-motive force of a standard Clark's cell at a temperature of 15 C.
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