Electron-volt meaning

A unit of energy equal to the energy acquired by an electron falling through a potential difference of one volt, approximately 1.602 × 10−19 joules.
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A unit of energy equal to that attained by an electron falling unimpeded through a potential difference of one volt; 1.602 × 10-19 joule.
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A unit used to measure the energy of subatomic particles. One electron volt is defined as the energy needed to move an electron (which has an electric charge equal to −1) across an electric potential of one volt.
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(physics) A unit for measuring the energy of subatomic particles; the energy equal to that attained by an electron moving through a potential difference of one volt. Equivalent to 1.6022 x 10-19 joules.
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