power unit

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Noun1.power unit - a measure of electric power
electromagnetic unit, emu - any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
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)
milliwatt - a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
watt, W - 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
kilowatt, kW - a unit of power equal to 1000 watts
megawatt - a unit of power equal to one million watts
H.P., horsepower, HP - a unit of power equal to 746 watts
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
kilovolt-ampere - a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes
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Honda is currently developing the eGX as an advanced zero-emission electrified power unit without compromising the high reliability and excellent installation compatibility of Honda's GX Series general-purpose engines, which are popular among a broad range of industries as the world standard of a power source for various types of commercial-grade work equipment.
All the tests for Power Units 3 and 4, stipulated in the Commissioning Program were conducted and the results were found compliant with the technical specifications and safety requirements as mentioned in the General Contract.
The US General Electric has completed the delivery of the first cargo of main equipment, including two gas turbines and two generators for new power units being built as part of the modernization of the Takhiatash thermal power plant in Uzbekistan, Uzbek media reported.
Jian was questioned and subsequently arrested for severing the plane's power unit cable, an act which compromised the safety of the aircraft.
Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced its APS3200 auxiliary power unit (APU) has been selected by China Southern Airlines for the airline's order of 104 purchased and leased Airbus A320 family aircraft, the company said.
Privately, it is understood that Mercedes are confident their latest-specification power unit will be ready for Formula One's first return to France since 2008, but a failure to provide Hamilton with a new engine would come as a significant blow to the Englishman in his hunt for a fifth championship.
The Gilles Villeneuve Circuit is power sensitive and the Silver Arrows team were the only one among the top three teams 6 Ferrari and Red Bull Racing being the other two 6 not to use an upgraded power unit.
Meanwhile, the plants that were put on forced outage over the weekend are Pagbilao Unit 2 (382 MW), GN Power Unit 1 (316 MW), Makban Unit 5 (55 MW), Calaca Expansion Unit 2 (121MW), Malaya Unit 1 (150 MW), Makaban Unit 8 (50 MW), San Lorenzo Module 50 (265 MW), GN Power Unit 2 (316 MW).
According to the contract for the NPP second phase signed in November, 2014, two units of Russian design with total capacity of 2,100 MW will be built on the site near the already operating power unit No.