# voltage drop

## Definitions

### General Science

- noun the voltage lost along a wire or conductor due to the resistance of that conductor

### Construction

- The difference in voltage between any two points in an electric circuit.

### Electronics

- The voltage difference between any two points of a circuit or conductor, due to the flow of
__current__. Also called drop (3). - The voltage difference between the terminals of a circuit element, due to the flow of
__current__. Also called drop (4). - synonymvoltage loss