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watt·age

 (wŏt′ĭj)
n.
1. An amount of power, especially electric power, expressed in watts or kilowatts.
2. The electric power required by an appliance or device.

wattage

(ˈwɒtɪdʒ)
n
1. (General Physics) power, esp electric power, measured in watts
2. (General Physics) the power rating, measured in watts, of an electrical appliance

watt•age

(ˈwɒt ɪdʒ)

n.
1. power, as measured in watts.
2. the amount of power required to operate an electrical appliance or device.
[1900–05]

watt·age

(wŏt′ĭj)
An amount of power, especially electrical power, expressed in watts or kilowatts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wattage - the product of voltage and currentwattage - the product of voltage and current  
load - the power output of a generator or power plant
power - (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
Translations

wattage

[ˈwɒtɪdʒ] Nvatiaje m

wattage

[ˈwɒtɪdʒ] n (= power produced) → puissance f en watts (= power used) → consommation f en watts

wattage

nWattleistung f; what wattage is that bulb?wie viel Watt hat diese Birne?

wattage

[ˈwɒtɪdʒ] npotenza in watt
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