Crossword clues for megawatt
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. One million ( 106 ) watts, abbreviated as MW.
n. a unit of power equal to one million watts
Usage examples of "megawatt".
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.
If Arecibo, used as a radar telescope, was capable of transmitting one megawatt of power to a specific locale in space, then a civilization only a little bit in advance of ours might, she thought, be capable of transmitting a hundred megawatts or more.
Any minute now, Baley thought, Ill be figuring out how many tons of yeast product New York eats per day and how many cubic feet of water we drink and how many megawatts of power the atomic piles deliver per hour.
Any minute now, Baley thought, I'll be figuring out how many tons of yeast product New York eats per day and how many cubic feet of water we drink and how many megawatts of power the atomic piles deliver per hour.
THE STATION IS UNIQUE AMONG OCEAN MINING OPERATIONS IN THAT THE ABOVE-SURFACE INSTALLATIONS INCLUDING A WESTINGHOUSE-oerlikon 50 megawatt pressurized water reactor REST ON A CAPTURED ICEBERG.
They're not talking here of such easy errors as 'It's perfectly safe', or 'The ones that growl a lot don't bite', but of simple little sentences which are injected into difficult situations with the same general effect as a steel bar dropped into the bearings of a 3,000 rpm, 660 megawatt steam turbine.
Fuel would be pumped into the cavity to be vapourized by the laser A megawatt laser could lift a 2-pound (1 kg) craft into orbit.