electric potential

Definitions of electric potential
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n the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

Synonyms:
potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage
Types:
evoked potential
the electrical response of the central nervous system produced by an external stimulus
resting potential
the potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse
Type of:
electrical phenomenon
a physical phenomenon involving electricity

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