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They transform voltage by changing electricity to magnetism and back again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or a surge of high voltage as you turn on the ignition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Automatic voltage selection enables the shaver to be used anywhere in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The technology works by reducing the voltage of mains electricity entering a home or business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Between the wire and the wall of the tube a high voltage is applied. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Automatic voltage selection enables it to be used worldwide. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The electricity voltage needed to run the machines is no more than to boil a kettle. The Sun (2012)Automatic voltage selection enables it to be used anywhere in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will also let you know your battery's current temperature and voltage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Given a high enough voltage, this could come down to as little as ten minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dealing with the car's high voltage has been a huge educational process. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Automatic voltage selection means the shaver can be used anywhere in the world, mains powered or cordless. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In much the same way, unstable patterns and changing seasons in the church can produce high voltage criticism. Christianity Today (2000)The relationship voltage was high. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When its electrodes are applied across the chest, its sudden pulse of high voltage electricity can jolt the heart back into a normal rhythmic beat. The Sun (2012)So to Liverpool for the high voltage pleasure of a Merseyside derby. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Any measurement of electrical energy had to be a synthesis of its constituent elements of charge, current, voltage and resistance. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)The same thing happened at the next charge point, with a message on the car's dashboard saying the voltage was too low. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'voltage'
British English: voltage /ˈvəʊltɪdʒ/ NOUN
The voltage of an electrical current is its force measured in volts.
...high-voltage power lines.
- American English: voltage
- Arabic: جُهْد
- Brazilian Portuguese: voltagem
- Chinese: 电压
- Croatian: voltaža
- Czech: napětí elektrické
- Danish: spænding
- Dutch: spanning voltage
- European Spanish: voltaje
- Finnish: jännite sähkö
- French: tension électricité
- German: Spannung Volt
- Greek: τάση ηλεκτρικού ρεύματος
- Italian: voltaggio
- Japanese: 電圧
- Korean: 전압
- Norwegian: spenning
- Polish: napięcie prąd
- European Portuguese: voltagem
- Romanian: tensiune electrică
- Russian: напряжение
- Spanish: voltaje
- Swedish: spänning elektrisk
- Thai: แรงดันไฟฟ้าที่มีหน่วยเป็นโวลต์
- Turkish: voltaj
- Ukrainian: напруга
- Vietnamese: điện áp
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