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watt

 (wŏt)
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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Watt

(wɒt)
n
(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

watt

(wɒt)
n
(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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watt

(wɒt)

n.
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]

Watt

(wɒt)

n.
James, 1736–1819, Scottish engineer and inventor.
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watt

(wŏt)
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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watt

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watt - a unit of power equal to 1 joule per secondwatt - 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
kilowatt, kW - a unit of power equal to 1000 watts
H.P., horsepower, HP - a unit of power equal to 746 watts
2.watt - Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)Watt - Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
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[wɒt] Nvatio m
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watt

[ˈwɒt] nwatt m
a 100-watt light-bulb → une ampoule de 100 watts
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watt

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watt

[wɒt] nwatt m inv
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watt

(wot) noun
(abbreviated to W when written) a unit of power, especially of heat or light.
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