Word usage examples
He gestured out toward the engines, idling, but still turning out terawatts of energy for the starship.
So the giant dispersers were thrown into operation, and nearly a thousand megawatts began to radiate into the night, coagulating the water droplets and clearing great swaths through the banks of mist.
Its outer screen flashed as it was overloaded by myriads of megawatts of visible, incandescent energy.
I looked down at Mary, still turning out megawatts of smile at me, and nearly choked because my heart had jumped into my mouth.
A few billion megawatts of GRASER power might conceivably blow up the Sun, force it to go nova.
The Independent System Operator, the California agency that oversees the transmission of electricity, has access to about 45,000 megawatts of power--the amount needed for summertime peak demand.
There was the natural Human impulse to tell the goddamn lardbutts in their swivel chairs how much hell she had seen.
Big Lil-Lilien Industries of Pennsylvania built the huge machine and a news writer coined the descriptive name which stuck-was a monster delivering a million and a quarter kilowatts of electric power.
That last week our peak load was twenty-two million kilowatts, and demand is growing by a million kilowatts a year.
Combined output of the generators was, at this moment, better than seven hundred thousand kilowatts, more than enough electricity to sustain a major city.