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Pronunciation: waht

Definition: The SI unit of electrical power; the power available when the current is 1 ampere and the electromotive force is 1 volt; equal to 1 joule (107 ergs) per second or 1 voltampere.

[James Watt, Scot. engineer, 1736–1819]

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