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n. Abbr. W Electricity
An SI-derived unit of power equal to one joule per second. See Table at measurement.
[After James Watt.]
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(Biography) James. 1736–1819, Scottish engineer and inventor. His fundamental improvements to the steam engine led to the widespread use of steam power in industry
(Units) the derived SI unit of power, equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a potential difference of 1 volt. 1 watt is equivalent to 1.341 × 10–3 horsepower. Symbol: W
[C19: named after James Watt]
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the SI unit of power, equivalent to one joule per second and equal to the power in a circuit in which a current of one ampere flows across a potential difference of one volt. Abbr.: W, w
[1882; after J. Watt]
James, 1736–1819, Scottish engineer and inventor.
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A unit used to measure power, equal to one joule of work per second. In electricity, a watt is equal to the amount of current (in amperes) multiplied by the amount of potential (in volts).
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1. The unit of power: one watt equals one joule per second.
2. (W) A unit of power equal to that available when one joule of energy is expended in one second. 1 W = 1 volt-ampere; 746 W = 1 horsepower (hp). Named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819).
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|Noun||1.||watt - 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|
power unit - a measure of electric power
milliwatt - a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
|2.||Watt - Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)|
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واط: وَحْدَة القُدْرَه الكَهْرُبائِيَّه
watt[wɒt] N → vatio m
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n → Watt nt
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watt[wɒt] n → watt m inv
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(abbreviated to W when written) a unit of power, especially of heat or light. watt واط: وَحْدَة القُدْرَه الكَهْرُبائِيَّه ват watt watt das Watt watt βατvatio vatt وات watti watt וַוט ताप या प्रकाश की एक इकाई vat watt watt vatt watt ワット 와트 vatas vats watt wattwatt wat واټ (دبريښنا دميچ كولو يوه كې او واحد watt watt ватт watt vat vat watt หน่วยวัดกำลังไฟฟ้า vat (光或熱計量單位)瓦特 ват بجلی کا یونٹ oát, đơn vị điện năng （电的计量单位）瓦特
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