The amount of electromotive force, measured in volts, that exists between two points.
  Measure of the force of moving energy.
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  The difference in electrical potential between any two conductors or between a conductor and ground. It is a measure of the electric energy per electron that electrons can acquire and/or give up as they move between the two conductors.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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