kilowatt-hour


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kil·o·watt-hour

(kĭl′ə-wŏt-our′)
n. Abbr. kWh or kW-hr
A unit of electric energy equal to the work done by one kilowatt acting for one hour.
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kilowatt-hour

n
(Units) a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts in one hour. Symbol: kWh
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kil′owatt-hour′



n.
a unit of energy, equivalent to the energy transferred or expended in one hour by one kilowatt of power; approximately 1.34 horsepower-hours. Abbr.: kWh, kwh
[1890–95]
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kilowatt-hour

A unit used to measure energy, especially electrical energy. One kilowatt-hour is equal to one kilowatt acting for a period of one hour.
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kilowatt-hour

(kWh) A unit of energy equal to the energy expended when a power of 1 kW is used for one hour.
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Translations

kilowatt-hour

[ˈkɪləʊwɒtˌaʊə] Nkilovatio-hora m
200 kilowatt-hours200 kilovatios-hora
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Summary: Generator subscribers will pay LL407 ($0.27) per kilowatt-hour for April, a hair higher that March's rate of LL405, a statement from the Energy Ministry said Thursday.
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All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Tariq Saud, has appealed the prime minister and finance minister to issue directions for the reduction in industrial electricity tariff in line with the earlier announcement of Rs 3 per kilowatt-hour by the prime minister and remove the rationalisation surcharges from tariff to save the industry, exports and employment in the larger interest of economy.
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