Definition of Kilowatt

1. Noun. A unit of power equal to 1000 watts.

Exact synonyms: Kw
Generic synonyms: Power Unit
Terms within: W, Watt
Group relationships: Megawatt



Definition of Kilowatt

1. n. One thousand watts.

Definition of Kilowatt

1. Noun. One thousand ( 103 ) watts. Symbol: kW or KW. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kilowatt

1. a unit of power [n -S]

Medical Definition of Kilowatt

1. One thousand watts. See: Kilogram and Watt. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilowatt

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kiloroentgen
kiloroentgens
kilos
kilosecond
kiloseconds
kilostere
kilosteres
kiloton
kilotons
kilovolt
kilovolt-ampere
kilovoltmeter
kilovolts
kiloware
kilowatt (current term)
kilowatt-hour
kilowatt-hours
kilowatt hour
kilowatts
kiloyear
kiloyears
kilp
kilps
kilt
kilt pin
kilted
kilted sausage
kilted sausages
kilter

Literary usage of Kilowatt

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1. Bulletin by National Electric Light Association (1911)
"The number of kilowatt- hours in a kilowatt-year depends, of course, upon the kind of service one is talking about, and as there are so many different kinds ..."

2. Public Utilities Reports by Henry Clifford Spurr, Ellsworth Nichols, Public Utilities Reports, inc (1918)
"4 cents per kilowatt hour for all electric energy consumed during the month in excess of ... Discount: A discount of 1 cent per kilowatt hour for the total ..."

3. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"kilowatt hour maximum or retail. Elsewhere it costs 9 cents or three times as much. In other words an ordinary household using 30 kilowatt hours of ..."

4. Addresses, Discussions, Etc. by Rome Greene Brown (1917)
"One dollar per kilowatt per month for the maximum 2-minute kilowatt demand during ... Per kilowatt hours. For 1.000 kilowatt hours or less per month $0.02 ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"Metered lighting rates changed October 1, 1909, from 15-20 cents per 16-cp lamp per week (day and night service) to following: for first 50 kilowatt hours ..."

6. Official Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by American Society of Municipal Engineers, American Society of Municipal Improvements (1917)
""Class E"—The kilowatt hours of energy furnished in any one month to any consumer over 2000 kilowatt hours, 3 cents per kilowatt hour. ..."

7. Design and Construction of Hydroelectric Plants: Including a Special by Rufus Charles Beardsley (1907)
"Since the power of a stream is usually sold in terms of kilowatt- hours, it is often necessary to transfer horse-power-hours to kilowatt-hours; for example, ..."

8. Decisions by California Public Utilities Commission (1922)
"First 30 kilowatt hours per meter per month S cents per kilowatt hour Next 120 kilowatt ... Seventy-five cents per kilowatt of active connected heating, ..."

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