What does the word voltage mean?

Usage examples for voltage

  1. 22 for making changes in the grid voltage is simple but it doesn't let us change the voltage by less than that of a single battery cell. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. During 1858, Farmer, who, like Edison, was a ceaseless investigator, had made a series of studies upon the production of light by electricity, and had even invented an automatic regulator by which a number of platinum lamps in multiple arc could be kept at uniform voltage for any length of time. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. The last look, the last word, the last smile, even the last shilling, have all a peculiarly melancholy import; but the last voltage, to one who has lived, as it were, on travelling- who has slept for weeks and months under the shadow of the forest trees, and dwelt among the wild romantic scenes of the wilderness- has a peculiar and thrilling interest. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne