# watt

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## watt

(W) [wot]## watt (W),

(waht),The SI unit of electrical power; the power available when the current is 1 ampere and the electromotive force is 1 volt; equal to 1 joule (10

^{7}ergs) per second or 1 voltampere. [James

*Watt,*Scot. engineer, 1736-1819]## watt

(W) (waht) the SI unit of power, being the work done at the rate of 1 joule per second. In electric power, it is equivalent to a current of 1 ampere under a pressure of 1 volt.## watt (W)

[wot]

Etymology: James Watt, Scottish engineer, 1736-1819

## watt

**(W)**(waht)

The SI unit of electrical power; the power available when the current is 1 ampere and the electromotive force is 1 volt; equal to 1 joule (10

^{7}ergs) per second or 1 voltampere.[James

*Watt,*Scot. engineer, 1736-1819]## watt

**(W)**(waht)

The SI unit of electrical power.

## watt (W),

*n*the unit of electric power or work; 1 watt of power is dissipated when a current of 1 ampere (A) flows across a difference in potential of 1 volt (V).

## watt

a unit of electric power, being the work done at the rate of 1 joule per second. It is equivalent to 1 ampere under pressure of 1 volt. Abbreviated W.

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