Kilowatt

Kilowatt
(kW)
  A standard unit of electrical power equal to one thousand watts, or to the energy consumption at a rate of 1000 Joules per second.
  The electrical unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.
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(kW)
  One thousand watts.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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  One thousand (1,000) watts. A unit of measure of the amount of electricity needed to operate given equipment. On a hot summer afternoon a typical home, with central air conditioning and other equipment in use, might have a demand of four kW each hour.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

Energy terms . 2014.

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  • kilowatt — [ kilowat ] n. m. • 1889; de kilo et watt ♦ Cour. Ancienne unité de puissance du système M. T. S. valant 1 000 watts (symb.kW). ● kilowatt nom masculin Puissance de mille watts (symbole kW). ● kilowatt (difficultés) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kilowatt — KILOWÁTT, kilowaţi, s.m. Unitate de măsură a puterii, egală cu o mie de waţi. ♢ Compus: kilowatt oră = unitate de măsură a energiei, egală cu energia produsă într o oră de o sursă cu puterea de un kilowatt. [abr.: kW] – Din fr. kilowatt. Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • kilowatt — (n.) 1884, from KILO (Cf. kilo ) + WATT (Cf. watt). Kilowatt hour is from 1892. Related: Kilowattage …   Etymology dictionary

  • Kilowatt — »Maßeinheit von 1 000 Watt«: Die Einheit der elektrischen Leistung wird in »Watt« gemessen (nach dem brit. Ingenieur James Watt). Über das Bestimmungswort von Kilowatt vgl. den Artikel ↑ Kilogramm …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Kilowatt — Kil o*watt, n. [See {Kilogram} and {Watt}.] (Elec.) One thousand watts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kilowatt — Kilowatt, elektrische Maßeinheit, = 1000 Watt = 1,36 Pferdestärke …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kilowatt — Kilowatt, s. Arbeit …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Kilowatt — Kilowatt, elektr. Einheit = 1000 Watt = 1,36 Pferdestärken; Kilowattstunde = 1000 Wattstunden …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • kilowatt — |uóte| s. m. Forma incorreta de quilowatt …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • kilowatt — ► NOUN ▪ 1,000 watts …   English terms dictionary

  • kilowatt — [kil′ō wät΄, kil′əwät΄] n. one thousand watts: abbrev. kW …   English World dictionary

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