What is POTENTIAL?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

noun. 1. the ability to cultivate or come into existence. 2. electric potential, gauged in volts: a property of an electric field equal to the energy required to bring unit electric charge from infinity to a chosen point. 3. with regard to philosophy, reference: actual.

POTENTIAL: "The electric potential needs to be measured first."

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