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(Units) the cgs unit of power in the electromagnetic system, equal to the power dissipated when a current of 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10–7 watt
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|Noun||1.||abwatt - a power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)|
power unit - a measure of electric power
milliwatt - a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
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