voltage drop

Definitions

General Science

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
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