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Noun1.kilovolt-ampere - a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes
power unit - a measure of electric power
var, 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
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The company initially manufactured distribution and power transformers ranging from 1 kilovolt-ampere to 30 megavolt-ampere.
For instance, in January, auditors inspected 45 of the company's 990 kilovolt-ampere distribution transformers and found that particulars on none of them matched with what it had submitted for probe.
[1] Kilovolt-ampere (KVA), the product of actual applied voltage and current, which is used to express the necessary power to run electrical equipment
Reactive power is expressed as volt-amperes reactive (VAR), and it registers on a meter at the utility company in units of kilovolt-ampere reactive (KVAR).