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meg·a·watt

 (mĕg′ə-wŏt′)
n. Abbr. MW
One million watts.

meg′a·watt′age (-wŏt′ĭj) n.
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megawatt

(ˈmɛɡəˌwɒt)
n
(Units) one million watts. Symbol: MW
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meg•a•watt

(ˈmɛg əˌwɒt)

n.
a unit of power equal to one million watts. Abbr.: MW
[1895–1900]
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meg·a·watt

(mĕg′ə-wŏt′)
One million watts.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megawatt - a unit of power equal to one million wattsmegawatt - a unit of power equal to one million watts
power unit - a measure of electric power
kilowatt, kW - a unit of power equal to 1000 watts
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Translations

megawatt

[ˈmegəwɒt] Nmegavatio m
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megawatt

[ˈmɛgəwɒt] nmégawatt m
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megawatt

[ˈmɛgəˌwɒt] nmegawatt m inv
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