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Volt vs. Amp — What's the Difference?

Volt vs. Amp — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Volt and Amp

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force. It is named after the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta (1745–1827).
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Amp

An ampere.
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Volt

The SI unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance.
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Amp

An amplifier, especially one used to amplify music.
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Volt

Variant spelling of volte
Sep 28, 2021
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Amp

A mononucleotide, C10H14N5O7P, that is composed of adenosine and one phosphate group and is formed by the hydrolysis of ADP or ATP. Also called adenylic acid.
Sep 28, 2021

Volt

Make a quick movement to avoid a thrust.
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Amp

To amplify.
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Volt

The SI-derived unit of electric potential and electromotive force, equal to the difference of electric potential between two points on a conducting wire carrying a constant current of one ampere when the power dissipated between the points is one watt. See Table at measurement.
Sep 28, 2021

Amp

To stimulate or excite. Often used with up
Was amped up on coffee.
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Volt

A circular movement executed by a horse in manège.
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Amp

To modify (something) so as to increase its capacity to perform or satisfy
"A batch of roasted or sautéed wild mushrooms can be served as a side dish or amped up with other ingredients" (Regina Schrambling).
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Volt

A sudden movement made in avoiding a thrust in fencing.
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Amp

To amplify.
He asked the disk jockey to amp it up.
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Volt

In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical potential and electromotive force (voltage); the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere uses one watt of power. Symbol: V
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Amp

To excite.
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Volt

A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a centre makes two concentric tracks.
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Amp

To intensify or increase.
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Volt

(fencing) A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.
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Amp

To connect to amplifiers.
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Volt

A colour similar to lime often used in Nike products. CEFF00
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Amp

The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;
A typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps
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Volt

A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a center makes two concentric tracks.
Sep 28, 2021

Amp

A nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
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Volt

A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.
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Volt

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 ampère. It is practically equivalent to
Sep 28, 2021

Volt

A unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
Sep 28, 2021

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