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Webster 1913 Edition


Volt

Volt

,
Noun.
[F.
volte
; cf. It.
volta
. See
Vault
.]
1.
(Man.)
A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a center makes two concentric tracks.
2.
(Fencing)
A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.

Volt

,
Noun.
[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 ampère. It is practically equivalent to 1000⁄1434 the electro-motive force of a standard Clark’s cell at a temperature of 15° C.

Webster 1828 Edition


Volt

VOLT

,
Noun.
[L. volutus, volvo.]
1.
a round or circular tread; a gait of two treads, made by a horse going sideways round a center.
2.
In fencing, a sudden movement or leap to avoid a thrust.
Volta, in Italian music, signifies that the part is to be repeated one, two or more times.

Definition 2022


Volt

Volt

See also: volt

German

Noun

Volt n (genitive Voltes, plural Volts)

  1. volt (unit of measure)

volt

volt

See also: Volt

English

Noun

volt (plural volts)

  1. 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
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

French volte

Noun

volt (plural volts)

  1. A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a centre makes two concentric tracks.
  2. (fencing) A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.

Anagrams


Catalan

Noun

volt m (plural volts)

  1. turn, round
  2. volt

Related terms


Czech

Noun

volt m

  1. volt

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

volt m (plural volts, diminutive voltje n)

  1. volt (unit)

Derived terms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɔl̥t/
  • Rhymes: -ɔl̥t

Etymology

Named after the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta.

Noun

volt n (genitive singular volts, plural volt)

  1. volt, the SI unit of electric potential.

Declension

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative volt voltið volt voltini
Accusative volt voltið volt voltini
Dative volti voltinum voltum voltunum
Genitive volts voltsins volta voltanna

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɔlt/

Noun

volt m (plural volts)

  1. volt

Galician

Noun

volt m (plural [please provide])

  1. volt

Synonyms


Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈvolt]
  • Hyphenation: volt

Etymology 1

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric *wole- or *woli- as Finnish and Estonian olla. Compare similarities with Old Hungarian vola (same meaning).

Adjective

volt (not comparable)

  1. ex-, former, late, past, sometime
    az egyetem volt tanára ― the former professor of the university

Verb

volt

  1. third-person singular indicative past indefinite of van
    Milyen volt az előadás? ― How was the show?
  2. past participle of van

Etymology 2

Named after the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta.[1]

Noun

volt (plural voltok)

  1. volt (unit of measure, symbol: V)
Declension
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative volt voltok
accusative voltot voltokat
dative voltnak voltoknak
instrumental volttal voltokkal
causal-final voltért voltokért
translative volttá voltokká
terminative voltig voltokig
essive-formal voltként voltokként
essive-modal
inessive voltban voltokban
superessive volton voltokon
adessive voltnál voltoknál
illative voltba voltokba
sublative voltra voltokra
allative volthoz voltokhoz
elative voltból voltokból
delative voltról voltokról
ablative volttól voltoktól
Possessive forms of volt
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. voltom voltjaim
2nd person sing. voltod voltjaid
3rd person sing. voltja voltjai
1st person plural voltunk voltjaink
2nd person plural voltotok voltjaitok
3rd person plural voltjuk voltjaik

References

  1. Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Italian

Noun

volt m (invariable)

  1. volt

Latin

Verb

volt

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of volō

References


Old French

Etymology

From Latin vultus.

Noun

volt m (oblique plural volz or voltz, nominative singular volz or voltz, nominative plural volt)

  1. face

Synonyms

References

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (volt)

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Noun

volt m (plural volts)

  1. volt (unit of measure)

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

volt m (Cyrillic spelling волт)

  1. volt

Declension


Slovak

Etymology

Named after the Italian physicist

Alessandro Volta.

Noun

volt m (genitive singular voltu, nominative plural volty, declension pattern of dub)

  1. volt, the SI unit of electric potential.

Declension


Swedish

Noun

volt c

  1. a somersault; a jump where one turns one or more times forwards (or backwards)
  2. (by extension) The action where something of large size turns over. See slå en volt.
    Bilen körde av vägen och slog en volt.
    The car went off the road and turned over a whole turn.

Declension

Inflection of volt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative volt volten volter volterna
Genitive volts voltens volters volternas

Tatar

Noun

volt

  1. volt, the SI unit of electric potential.
80 meñ volt = 80 thousand volts.

Declension