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Volta definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827) [syn: Volta, Count Alessandro Volta, Conte Alessandro Volta, Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta]
2: a river in Ghana that flows south to the Bight of Benin

Merriam Webster's

I. biographical name Alessandro (Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio) Conte Volta 1745-1827 Italian physicist II. geographical name river W Africa flowing from Lake Volta (reservoir area 3275 square miles or 8515 square kilometers receiving the Black Volta & White Volta) in N central Ghana S into Bight of Benin see Red Volta

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Volta Vol"ta, n.; pl. Volte. [It. volta a turn, turning, a time. See Volt a tread.] (Mus.) A turning; a time; -- chiefly used in phrases signifying that the part is to be repeated one, two, or more times; as, una volta, once. Seconda volta, second time, points to certain modifications in the close of a repeated strain.



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