kilowatt


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kil·o·watt

 (kĭl′ə-wŏt′)
n. Abbr. kW
A unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.

kilowatt

(ˈkɪləʊˌwɒt)
n
(Units) one thousand watts. Symbol: kW

kil•o•watt

(ˈkɪl əˌwɒt)

n.
a unit of power, equal to 1000 watts. Abbr.: kW, kw
[1880–85]

kil·o·watt

(kĭl′ə-wŏt′)
A unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.

kilowatt

(kW) A unit of power equal to 1000 watts (W).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilowatt - a unit of power equal to 1000 wattskilowatt - a unit of power equal to 1000 watts
power unit - a measure of electric power
watt, W - a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
megawatt - a unit of power equal to one million watts
Translations
كيلو واط
kilowatt
kilowatti
kílóvatt
キロワット
kilovatas
kilovats
kilovat

kilowatt

[ˈkɪləʊwɒt] Nkilovatio m

kilowatt

[ˈkɪləwɒt] nkilowatt mkilowatt-hour [ˌkɪləwɒtˈaʊər] nkilowattheure m

kilowatt

nKilowatt nt; kilowatt-hourKilowattstunde f

kilowatt

[ˈkɪləʊwɒt] nchilowatt m inv

kilowatt

(ˈkiləwot) noun
(often abbreviated to kW when written) a measure of power, 1,000 watts.
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