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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Vol·ta /ˈvoltə, ˈvɑl, ˈvɔl-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vol·ta n.; pl. Volte   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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied
          electric currents and invented the voltaic pile
          (1745-1827) [syn: Count Alessandro Volta, Conte
          Alessandro Volta, Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio
          Anastasio Volta]