The volt-amperes of an electric circuit are the mathematical products of the volts and emperes of the client.
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  • volt-amperes — volt ampˈeres plural noun The product of actual voltage (in volts) and actual current (in amperes) in a circuit • • • Main Entry: ↑volt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Volt-amperes reactive — In alternating current power transmission and distribution, volt ampere reactive power (VAr) is a unit used to measure reactive power in an AC electric power system. 1 VAr = 1 V·A. [http://www.iec.ch/zone/si/si elecmag.htm SI units – Electricity… …   Wikipedia

  • Volt-ampere — A volt ampere (VA) is the unit used for the apparent power in an electrical circuit, equal to the product of root mean square (RMS) voltage and RMS current.[1] In direct current (DC) circuits, this product is equal to the real power (active… …   Wikipedia

  • volt ampere — (V·A)    a unit of electrical load used in power engineering. In an alternating current circuit, if the potential (measured in volts) and the current (measured in amperes) vary in phase with each other, then the power delivered (measured in… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • volt|am|me|ter — «VOLT AM MEE tuhr», noun. 1. an instrument that can measure either volts or amperes. 2. = wattmeter. (Cf. ↑wattmeter) ╂[< volt1 + ammeter] …   Useful english dictionary

  • reactive volt-amperes — noun plural : the product of the effective voltage and effective current in an alternating current circuit and the sine of the angular phase difference between them …   Useful english dictionary

  • wattless volt-amperes — noun plural : the product of the reactive component of current by voltage or of the reactive component of voltage by current …   Useful english dictionary

  • Volt — For other uses, see Volt (disambiguation). Josephson junction array chip developed by NIST as a standard volt The volt (symbol: V) is the SI derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference, and electromotive force.[1] The …   Wikipedia

  • volt-ammeter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : an instrument for indicating one or more ranges of volts and amperes by changing terminal connections …   Useful english dictionary

  • kil|o|volt-am|pere — «KIHL uh vohlt AM pihr», noun. 1,000 volt amperes …   Useful english dictionary

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