Voltage Drop

Technology / Home Audio / Voltage Drop: The amount of energy consumed when a device offers resistance in its circuit. The voltage (E) set up across a resistance (R) carrying a current (I). E=IR (Also see Volt).

Other Words for Drop

Drop Noun Synonyms: bit, spot, particle, taste, dram, sip, nip, pinch, dash, dab, smidgen or smidgin
Drop Verb Synonyms: globule, bead, drip, droplet, tear

Kirchoffs Voltage Law (KVL)

Technology / Home Audio / Kirchoffs Voltage Law (KVL): A law stating stating that the voltage supplied to a DC circuit must equal the sum of the voltage drops within the circuit . MORE

Hydrophytic Leaves

Science / Biology / Hydrophytic Leaves: The leaves of plants that grow in water or under conditions of abundant moisture. MORE


Business / Agriculture / Hydroponics: The growing of plants without soil by using an inert medium such as sand, peat, or vermiculite and adding a nutrient solution containing all the essential elements needed by the plant for its normal g MORE

Input Voltage

Technology / Home Audio / Input Voltage: The power voltage provided to an amplifier. While most cars can be expect to reliably produce 12 volts, amplifiers are sometimes measured at higher voltages; up to 15 volts. In this way, higher power MORE


Science / Biology / Hydrophobic: Water-fearing.Term applied to nonpolar molecules that cannot bond with water. MORE

High Voltage Switching Power Supply

Technology / Home Audio / High Voltage Switching Power Supply: An amplifier's internal power supply that converts the vehicle's 12 volts to higher voltage for improved dynamic range and higher amp output power. MORE