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electric vehicle, EV
1. A vehicle that is powered solely by an electrochemical power source; such as, a battery or a fuel cell.
2. Any ground vehicle whose original source of energy is electric power; such as, an electric car or an electric locomotive.
This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 16)
electron volt, electronvolt, eV
1. A unit of energy equal to the energy acquired by an electron falling through a potential difference of one volt.
2. A unit of energy defined as the kinetic energy acquired by an electron that is accelerated through a potential difference of one volt; equivalent to 1.6022 x 10-19 joules.
3. A unit of energy used in atomic and nuclear physics, equal to the energy gained by an electron.
4. A unit of electrical energy used in nuclear physics.

It is equal to the energy gained by an electron when it moves from one point to a point higher in potential by one volt and it is a unit of energy or work, not of voltage.

This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 54) -tron, -tronic, -tronics + (page 4) volt + (page 1)
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electron volt; eV
The amount of kinetic energy gained by an electron when accelerated through an electric potential difference of 1 Volt; equivalent to 1.603 x 10^-19; a unit of energy or work.