Volt vs Storm - What's the difference?

volt | storm |


As a noun volt

is volt (unit of measure).

As a proper noun storm is

.

volt

English

(wikipedia volt)

Etymology 1

Named after the Italian physicist .

Noun

(en noun)
  • In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical potential and electromotive force (voltage); the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere uses one watt of power. Symbol: V
  • Derived terms
    * voltage * voltmeter * picovolt * nanovolt * microvolt * millivolt * kilovolt * megavolt * gigavolt

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) volte

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a centre makes two concentric tracks.
  • (fencing) A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

    * English eponyms ----

    storm

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) storm, from (etyl) . Related to (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any disturbed state of the atmosphere, especially as affecting the earth's surface, and strongly implying destructive or unpleasant weather.
  • * Shakespeare
  • We hear this fearful tempest sing, / Yet seek no shelter to avoid the storm .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Donald Worster , title=A Drier and Hotter Future , volume=100, issue=1, page=70 , magazine= citation , passage=Phoenix and Lubbock are both caught in severe drought, and it is going to get much worse. We may see many such [dust] storms in the decades ahead, along with species extinctions, radical disturbance of ecosystems, and intensified social conflict over land and water. Welcome to the Anthropocene, the epoch when humans have become a major geological and climatic force.}}
  • A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; violent outbreak.
  • The proposed reforms have led to a political storm .
  • * Shakespeare
  • Her sister / Began to scold and raise up such a storm .
  • (meteorology) a wind scale for very strong wind, stronger than a gale, less than a hurricane (10 or higher on the Beaufort scale).
  • (military) A violent assault on a stronghold or fortified position.
  • Hyponyms
    * See also
    Coordinate terms
    * (meteorology) breeze, gale, hurricane
    Derived terms
    * barnstorm * bestorm * duststorm * leafstorm * sandstorm * snowstorm * storm in a tea-kettle * stormlike * stormtrooper * stormy * thunderstorm * windstorm
    See also
    * blizzard

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) stormen, sturmen, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To move quickly and noisily like a storm, usually in a state of uproar or anger.
  • She stormed out of the room.
  • To assault (a stronghold or fortification) with military forces.
  • Troops stormed the complex.