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A unit of electric power equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt.
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(Units) the product of the potential in volts across an electrical circuit and the resultant current in amperes. Abbreviation: VA
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an electric measurement unit, equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt for direct current systems and a unit of apparent power for alternating current systems. Abbr.: VA
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|Noun||1.||volt-ampere - a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere|
power unit - a measure of electric power
kilovolt-ampere - a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes
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