Definition of Power unit

1. Noun. A measure of electric power.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Power Unit

power surges
power system
power takeoff
power tap
power taps
power tool
power tools
power toothbrush
power toothbrushes
power tops
power train
power trains
power trip
power trips
power unit (current term)
power up
power user
power users
power vacuum
power walk
power walked
power walking
power walks
power wall
power walls
power word
power words
power worker
powerable

Literary usage of Power unit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Aeroplane: Past, Present, and Future by Claude Grahame-White, Harry Harper (1911)
"The combination of motor and propeller can conveniently be termed the " power .unit," which includes all the apparatus necessary for the proper working of ..."

2. Engineering Instruments & Meters by Edgar A. Griffiths (1921)
"It is a curious fact that the horse-power unit of Watt, based as it is on ... Definition of the Horse-power Unit.—A century and a half ago James Watt and ..."

3. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"The figures in Table 35 show that the least expensive of the combinations of the units studied is one 200 horse-power unit, and one 250 horse-power unit, ..."

4. Automobile Ignition, Starting, and Lighting: A Comprehensive Analysis of the by Charles Brian Hayward (1918)
"power unit. To go back to the simile of air under pressure, ... The power unit is the watt and it is equivalent to one ampere of current flowing under a ..."

5. The Elementary Principles of Mechanics by Augustus Jay Du Bois (1895)
"POWER. UNIT OF POWER. EFFICIENCY. MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE. Work.—A force, as we have seen (page 2), is uniform when it does not change in magnitude or ..."

6. The Aeroplane: Past, Present, and Future by Claude Grahame-White, Harry Harper (1911)
"The combination of motor and propeller can conveniently be termed the " power .unit," which includes all the apparatus necessary for the proper working of ..."

7. Engineering Instruments & Meters by Edgar A. Griffiths (1921)
"It is a curious fact that the horse-power unit of Watt, based as it is on ... Definition of the Horse-power Unit.—A century and a half ago James Watt and ..."

8. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"The figures in Table 35 show that the least expensive of the combinations of the units studied is one 200 horse-power unit, and one 250 horse-power unit, ..."

9. Automobile Ignition, Starting, and Lighting: A Comprehensive Analysis of the by Charles Brian Hayward (1918)
"power unit. To go back to the simile of air under pressure, ... The power unit is the watt and it is equivalent to one ampere of current flowing under a ..."

10. The Elementary Principles of Mechanics by Augustus Jay Du Bois (1895)
"POWER. UNIT OF POWER. EFFICIENCY. MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE. Work.—A force, as we have seen (page 2), is uniform when it does not change in magnitude or ..."

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