
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.
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 (17361819).
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist, Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor
Definition of Watt
1. n. 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.
2. n. 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.
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
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