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The "W" of kWh
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Alternative clues for the word watt
He coined the term "horsepower"
Interior Secretary under Reagan
Light bulb unit
Eponymous Scottish inventor
Reagan's first interior secretary
Small amount of power
Steam engine pioneer
Small bit of power
What "W" stands for on a light bulb
James with an electrical unit named after him
Word after 60-, 75- or 100-
Unit of power
Light bulb measure
Unit often preceded by kilo-
Bit of power
Steam engine pioneer James
Inventor with three steam engine patents
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
Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
Unit of electrical power
Inventor of a steam engine
Unit of electricity
It equals one joule per second
A teakettle inspired him
Reagan's first Sec. of the Interior
Word definitions for watt in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN bulb ▪ These rocks are covered in algae after being in a small tank under an ordinary 60 watt bulb and not containing fish. ▪ That table top was screaming with reflected light from a two-hundred-watt bulb overhead. ▪...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Watt \Watt\, n. [From the distinguished mechanician and scientist, James Watt.] (Physics) A unit of power or activity equal to 10^ 7 C.G.S. units of power, or to work done at the rate of one joule a second. An English horse power is approximately equal...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of power; the power of a system in which one joule of energy is transferred per second. Symbol: W
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
unit of electrical power, 1882, in honor of James Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor. The surname is from an old pet form of Walter and also is in Watson .
Word definitions in WordNet
n. 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 [syn: W ] Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Watt is a lunar crater that is located in the southeastern part of the Moon . The northwestern third of the crater rim has been completely overlain by the same-sized Steinheil , leaving much of the interior floor covered with the outer rampart of ejecta...
Usage examples of watt.
Watts, in David Graham Phillips, in Sherwood Anderson and in Joseph Medill Patterson, but, after all, they are no more than echoes.
Besides Ruskin, Watts was beginning to make other friends, and was a member of the Cosmopolitan Club, which counted among its members Sir Robert Morier, Sir Henry Layard, FitzGerald, Palgrave, and Spedding.
Next day, Watt Sparrow went to Parramatta to glean what information he could concerning the runaways.
But, to her shocked surprise, Watt brought news of his recapture when he returned from drawing their rations in Parramatta, a week before Christmas.
He sat there between Watt and Harper until Quig had finished and gotten back on his horse.
Madam Sealer, provided Boss Watts authorizes both all my overtime hours, and another supervisor to take over my routine duties.
Brother Watts and his string septet have to find out how they got in and mend the fence.
Then what did he think happened at Watts Club Mozambique this shitty afternoon at ten after two?
No one can explain how the rods of the eye can pick up light as faint as a trillionth of a watt.
This is Crew Chief Venn of Graf Station Security, Boss Watts, who is supervisor of Graf Station Downsider Relations, and Assistant Portmaster Bel Thorne.
Watts, who was invited by Lady Abney to pass a fortnight at her home, and remained for forty years.
Watts accepted a stiff shot of applejack, which he poured into his shaken and still quivering body.
Masson of New York made pod-breaking machines, and Sir George Watt has recently invented an ingenious machine for squeezing the beans out of the pod, but at present the extraction is done almost universally by hand, either by men or women.
After the Castellano hit, Joe Watts argued that we should kill Joe Bilotti because he was a danger to us.
A conductor, it caused a flashover that dumped millions of watts into the bird within a millisecond.