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kil·o·watt

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

(ˈkɪləʊˌwɒt)
n
(Units) one thousand watts. Symbol: kW
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kil•o•watt

(ˈkɪl əˌwɒt)

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

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

(kW) A unit of power equal to 1000 watts (W).
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
كيلو واط
kilowatt
kilowatti
kílóvatt
キロワット
kilovatas
kilovats
kilovat

kilowatt

[ˈkɪləʊwɒt] Nkilovatio m
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kilowatt

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

nKilowatt nt; kilowatt-hourKilowattstunde f
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kilowatt

[ˈkɪləʊwɒt] nchilowatt m inv
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kilowatt

(ˈkiləwot) noun
(often abbreviated to kW when written) a measure of power, 1,000 watts.
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"The volume of Iran's electricity exports to the neighboring states will increase by 1bln kilowatts to surpass 12bln kilowatts," Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad Behzad told FNA late in May.
The closure cut the utility's overall power supply capacity to 16.43 million kilowatts, 1.6 percent lower than the possible maximum demand of 16.69 million kilowatts anticipated for this summer.
Small photovoltaic facilities are defined as producing 15-50 kilowatts of electricity for business purposes.
The ministry publicized its original subsidization formula in September that ruled on top of the NT$50,000 subsidy for installations of one kilowatt to 10 kilowatts an NT$8.1243 would be given to the consumers for each kilowatt of electricity their systems generate and an NT$9.027-9.3279 to consumers excluded from installation subsidization for each kilowatt their equipments generate.
As Business 2.0 reports, "Since 1985, the electric generating capacity of a typical windmill has gone from about 100 kilowatts of constant power to 1.5 megawatts, with a corresponding reduction in cost from 12 cents per kilowatt-hour to less than five cents." Because of federal tax credits (recently renewed until the end of 2005), the real cost of wind power is getting close to such perennials as nuclear, coal and natural gas, which explains the interest of big profit-oriented companies like GE.
In addition, what the court described as the "most conclusive evidence" was provided by a subpoenaed Con Edison representative who noted that the electric usage during certain years was reflective of less kilowatts that would be needed to run a 100 watt bulb, and that even during the highest consumption years, the amount of kilowatts actually consumed rendered the tenant's testimony (as to significantly greater use) incredible.
Iran exported 11.054bln kilowatts of electricity to its neighboring countries in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20.
for the day for a total of up to 800,000 kilowatts to prepare for an expected increase in demand due to higher temperatures.
The Chinese government has met its annual target to close outdated coal-fueled power generating capacity of 10 million kilowatts this month.
The Bureau of Energy of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently announced that the government will subsidize consumers NT$9.027-9.3279 per kilowatt-hour of electricity generated by solar powered equipment with load capacity higher than 10 kilowatts, and NT$8.1234 for per kilowatt-hour and NT$50,000 (US$1,515 at US$1:NT$33) with load capacity between one kilowatt and 10 kilowatts.