Definition of Watt

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: W
Generic synonyms: Power Unit
Terms within: Milliwatt
Group relationships: Kilowatt, Kw, H.p., Horsepower, Hp



2. Noun. Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819).

Definition of Watt

1. n. A unit of power or activity equal to 107 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 to 746 watts.

2. n. A unit of power or activity equal to 107 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 to 746 watts.

Definition of Watt

1. Proper noun. An English and Scottish surname derived from the given name Wat. ¹

2. Noun. 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 ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Watt

1. a unit of power [n -S]

Medical Definition of Watt

1. 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 to 746 watts. Origin: From the distinguished mechanician and scientist, James Watt. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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