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kil·o·watt-hour

(kĭl′ə-wŏt-our′)
n. Abbr. kWh or kW-hr
A unit of electric energy equal to the work done by one kilowatt acting for one hour.
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kilowatt-hour

n
(Units) a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts in one hour. Symbol: kWh
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kil′owatt-hour′



n.
a unit of energy, equivalent to the energy transferred or expended in one hour by one kilowatt of power; approximately 1.34 horsepower-hours. Abbr.: kWh, kwh
[1890–95]
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kilowatt-hour

A unit used to measure energy, especially electrical energy. One kilowatt-hour is equal to one kilowatt acting for a period of one hour.
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kilowatt-hour

(kWh) A unit of energy equal to the energy expended when a power of 1 kW is used for one hour.
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Translations

kilowatt-hour

[ˈkɪləʊwɒtˌaʊə] Nkilovatio-hora m
200 kilowatt-hours200 kilovatios-hora
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