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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.

(Abbr. W) The unit for measuring electrical power. It defines the energy consumed by an electrical device when it is in operation. The cost of operating and electrical device is determined by the watts it consumes times the hours of use. It is related to volts and amps by the formula: Volts x Amps = Watts

An expression of amount of electrical power. Volt times amps equals watts.

the SI unit of power, it stands for 1 Joule/sec.

An electrical unit of power; 1 watt equals current (amperes) x voltage 1 watt = 764 hp. Named for James Watt, a Scottish inventor

Unit of Power. More Watts means more Power, how loud a System sounds also depends on Speaker Sensitivity and room size. It requires a Factor of 10 to Double the actual Output Volume of an Amplifier. For example if you have a 50 Watt Amplifier and want an Amplifier that is Twice as Loud you will need an Amplifier capable of 500 Watts. (see also Sensitivity)

Measurement] - The rate of work represented by a current of one ampere under a pressure of one volt; the equivalent of 1 / 746 horsepower. It is the smallest unit of measure in the electricity industry.

The unit of power consumption or use; one watt (w) is equal to one ampere of current flowing through one ohm of resistance.

After James Watt, Scottich (1736-1819). The watt is a unit of power, also described as the time rate of energy delivery of conversion.

The basic measurement of power, that is one ampere of current under one volt of pressure equals one watt.

Unit of power (= 1J/s) (SI)

A metric unit of measurement of the intensity of radiation in Watts over a square meter surface (W/m2 or W m-2).

the unit of measurement for electrical flow.

Unit of power indicating rate at which electrical work is being performed.

This is a unit of power, or electricity consumption, and it is the product of the current's ampere and the voltage ratings.

A unit of measurement of true power.

The unit that measures the amount of work done by electricity. A 100-watt light bulb performs four times as much work as a 25-watt light bulb.

A Watt is a measurement of power equal to one joule per second 1 kilowatt (kW) = 1,000 watts 1 megawatt (MW) = 1,000 kW 1 gigawatt (GW) = 1,000 MW 1 terawatt (TW) = 1,000 GW The generating capacity of power stations is conventionally measured in MWs or GWs. Defining a power station as "100 MW" means that the generating plant has a nominal maximum capability of producing 100 MW of electricity.

One Joule of electrical energy per second. In DC circuits, Watts=Volts * Amps. In AC circuits, Watts=Volts * Amps * the cosine of the phase angle. See also Volt-Amp.

A unit of measure for true power consumption. Watts = VA divided by Power Factor. See formulas.

A measure of the power (current) in an electric signal. Abbreviated "W". Currrent is annotated as "I".

A unit of power equal to about 6 kilogram-meters per minute.

A unit of power defined as a joule per second.

A measure of power equal to one joule expended for one second..

A measurment of electrical power, defined as the number of joules per second. One joule per second is equal to one watt.

Unit of power. More watts mean more power, but how loud a system sounds also depends on speaker sensitivity and room size. See PMPO.

The measure of electrical power computed by multiplying the voltage times the current (volts X amperes). Equal to 1/746th of one horsepower unit.

a measure of power (work done during a specified unit of time). 1 watt = 0.73756 ft-lbs/sec, 0.01433 Calories/min, 0.0013 horsepower, or 6.12 kg-meter/minute.

A unit of power (equivalent to one Joule per second) used to express laser power.

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

a joule of energy per second, which is a energy flow aka flux

a measurement of energy

a measurement of total electrical power

a measure of electricity use or production

a measure of energy flow per unit time

a measure of energy, just like a joule or an erg or a BTU

a measure of how much electricity an appliance needs

a measure of how much power a device uses when turned on, or how much power a device can supply

a measure of power consumption

an Amp times a DC volt

an SI unit of power

a unit for the amount of energy generated or received every second

a unit in which electricity is measured

a unit of how much power a bulb produces

a unit power and, unless your speakers have power amps built in, they don't have any

Basic unit of power. The formula is voltage multiplied by the current, or V X Amps.

unit of measurement for power, equal to the flow of one amp at a voltage of one volt. A 100-watt light bulb at 110 volt service will draw approximately 1.1 amp. Consumption is measured at watt usage over time (watt-hour).

The unit for measuring electrical power, i.e., the rate of doing work, in moving electrons by, or against, an electrical potential. Formula: Watts = Amperes x Volts.

unit of power corresponding to consumption of 1 joule per second. Main multiples: the kilowatt (1 kW = 1 000 watts), the megawatt (1 MW = 1 million watts) and the terawatt (1 000 billion watts)

Power which in one second gives rise to energy of one joule (j).

unit of power drawn by a device such as a radio or television. It is the energy consumed by the device and is calculated by multiplying the voltage by the current.

The basic unit for electrical or acoustical power. See: Power

The measure of the electrical requirement of an appliance or fixture. Wattage is calculated by multiplying voltage by amperage.

An electric unit of power or a rate of doing work (see kilowatt and megawatt).

Power specification stating the amount of energy dissipated in one second. This term is commonly associated with power amplifiers.

A measure of the rate at which energy is produced, exchanged, or consumed.

(Abbr. W) A unit for measuring electrical power. It is also called 'true power'. It is computed by VA times power factor.

1 July per second.

A measure of real power production or usage equal to one Joule per second. The rate of energy transfer equivalent to 1 ampere flowing under a pressure of 1 volt at unity power factor. An electric unit of power or a rate of doing work.

The unit of measurement for electrical power. The algebraic symbol of a watt is "W".

The unit for measuring electric power. It defines the power or energy consumed by an electrical device. The cost of operating an electrical device is determined by the watts it consumes times the hours or use. It is related to volts and amps by the following formula: Watts = Volts x Amps.

The unit of electrical power as used by an electrical device during its operation. Many lamps come with rating in watts to indicate their power consumption. A light source with a higher lumen per watt value is more efficient.

A unit of power. (In the mks system of units, 1 watt = 1 joule per second.)

A unit of measure of electric power (see â€œkilowattâ€ and â€œmegawattâ€).

the basic unit of power (J/s)

the unit of power and is equal to joule per second

Unit of power in the SI metric system.

A unit of electrical energy or power. One ampere x one volt equals one watt.

The basic unit of electrical power. It is only ever defined in reference to current and intensity-- as in 1 watt equals 1 ampere of current under pressure of 1 volt.

A unit of power in the metric system, expressed as energy per second.

The basic practical unit of measure for electrical or acoustical power.

Basic unit of power. The formula is voltage multiplied by the current (Volt X Amps = Watt).

A unit of measurement for electrical power. ( Watts = Amperes X Volts )

The unit of electrical power equal to the flow of one amp at a potential difference of one volt.

A unit of electrical power representing the power developed in a circuit by a current of one ampere when the voltage drop is one volt.

A unit of electrical power. To calculate wattage consumption, multiply the line voltage by the number of amps that the device consumes (110 volts times 2.5 amps equals 275 watts).

The basic unit of power in electricity; formula volts x amps = watts.

A unit of electrical power; the power of one ampere of current pushed by one volt of electromotive force.

A unit of electric power equal to a current of one ampere flowing across an electrical circuit with a potential of one volt. A kilowatt is a unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.

Unit of power, the rate at which energy is supplied. One watt is the power which supplies 1 joule per second, 1 kilowatt = 1000 watts. A grown human climbing stairs (e.g.) supplies about 100 watt; 1 horsepower = 736 watt. Named for James Watt, inventor of the modern steam engine.

Watts are a basic unit of measure of electric power, or the rate of doing electric work. Light bulbs and appliances are rated by the amount of electric power they consume measured in watts. For instance, a 100-watt light bulb on a 110-volt electric circuit uses 0.9 amps of current to produce 100 watts of work. A comparison with other measures of work is that one horsepower equal 746- watts.

A unit of power or energy. One horsepower is equal to 745.7 watts.

1. A unit of measurement that equals about 1/746 horsepower or enough electrical energy to perform 1 joule per second. A joule describes the energy of 1 newton displace 1 meter in the direction of the applied force. A newton is the amount needed to accelerate 1 kilogram 1 meter per second. 2. One volt multiplied by one amp.

Unit of active electric power, the rate at which electric energy is used.

It is a unit of electrical power which measures the rate of energy produced or consumed by any electrical device. 1 watt = 1 joule of energy per second. The name comes from a Scottish engineer of 18th century, James Watt.

Watt (W) is the SI derived unit of power. One watt is a power of one joule per second (W = J/s). It is named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736-1819).

The unit used to measure the rate at which a device consumes electricity.

A unit of power equal to the product of the value of current of one ampere flowing in phase with the pressure of one volt. A kilowatt is a thousand watts. Watts are an expression of real or true power.

The unit for measuring electrical power. It defines the rate of energy consumption by an electrical device when it is in operation. The energy cost of operating an electrical device is calculated as its wattage times the hours of use. In single phase circuits, it is related to volts and amps by the formula: Volts x Amps x PF = Watts. (Note: For AC circuits, PF must be included.)

A unit of power applied to electron flow. One watt=3,414 Btu.

The unit of measurement of electrical or acoustical power. The amount of power converted when 1 ampere of current flows under a pressure of 1 volt.

A measure of power. 746 watts equals one horsepower.

A measure of electrical power defined by Current multiplied by Volts (A X V).

the metric unit of power

Measurement of the power output for a piece of equipment.

Measure of electrical power being used on a circuit (volts x amps = watts)

A measurement of power (particularly electrical).

The electrical unit of power. The rate of energy transfer equivalent to one ampere flowing under a pressure of one volt at unity power factor.

The unit of electrical power that is the product of voltage and current.

The common base unit of power in the metric system. One watt equals one joule per second, or the power developed in a circuit by a current of one ampere flowing through a potential difference of one volt. One Watt = 3.413 Btu/hr.

A rate of working of one joule per second.

A unit of power that equals one joule per second. Named after James Watt.

unit of electrical power equivalent to one joule per second.

A unit of electrical power. Lamps are rated in watts to indicate power consumption. Also see Nominal watts.

Electrical power also expressed as ‘W' For example a 100W globe consumes 100 Watts of electrical power The W in Watt is always uppercased, because it is named after a person.

Unit of power in the SI unit system. 1 Watt = 1 Joule per second.

A unit of electric power. The watt is the power required to do work at the rate of one joule per second.

One horsepower is equivalent to approximately 746 watts.

The unit of power = to 1 joule per second, W

An electrical unit of power equal to one ampere running through a conductor with one volt of force.

a unit expressing the rate of energy use. One watt is equivalent to one joule used in one second.

A unit of electrical power. Lamps are rated in watts to indicate the rate at which they consume energy. See Kilowatt Hour.

The unit of power in the MKSA system; that power which produces energy at the rate of 1 joule per second.

A unit of electrical power equal to the voltage times the amperage.

The measure of electric power.

The electrical unit of power, which is energy transferred over a unit of time. Often it is used to describe the amount of heat generated by a microprocessor....

a unit that measures the amount of electrical power

A unit of electrical power. One Watt is equivalent to the power represented by one ampere of current with a pressure of one volt in a DC circuit.

The SI unit of power. 1 W = 107 ergs s-1. [H76

A common measure of electrical power. One watt equals the power used when one ampere of current flows through an electrical circuit with a potential (electrical pressure) of one volt. Commonly quoted as kW (kilowatts or 1,000 watts) or MW (megawatts or million watts)

A measure of electrical power. As it pertains to InFocus® projectors, a watt measures the power of the internal speaker.

A unit of electrical power. Wattage is the energy used or power consumed.

The unit of power. One watt equals one joule per second, 1/746th horsepower.

Basic unit of electrical power produced at one time. See kilowatt, megawatt, and gigawatt.

Unit of power or work done at rate of one joule per second or rate of work represented by current of one ampere under a pressure of one volt (volt-ampere).

Unit of electricity, the rate at which work is done. The equation is Watts = Volts x Amps. One watt is equivalent to about 0.00134 horsepower.

Rate of electrical flow. A unit of power. One of the 1000 needed for a kilowatt.

The unit for power (W). It is equal to one Joule per second.

the derived unit for power. Named for James Watt (1736-1819), a Scottish engineer. 1 watt is equal to 1 joule per second

The rate of energy transfer (from an outlet to an appliance, for example). Wattage is calculated by multiplying voltage by current.

the SI unit of power, symbol W, equivalent to 1 joule per second. Named after Scottish engineer, James Watt (1736-1819).

The unit of power. Equal to one joule per second.

A quantitative measurement of electrical power. Watts are calculated by multiplying volts times amps. Using a liquid analogy, watts are similar to liquid flow such as liters or gallons. (watts = volts X amps).

A unit of power. Amplifiers do not deliver watts (they deliver voltage), nor do speakers create them. When presented to a specific load (speaker impedance), current flows and the power dissipated is rated in watts. Wattage produced may be calculated by multiplying voltage times current or by squaring the voltage and dividing it by the impedance .

A unit of power. A 200 watt amplifier can make the walls shake pretty well.

The unit for power, abbreviated as "W," equal to 1 joule per second.

a unit of electric power. The amount of power required by electric appliances is expressed in watts.

Unit of electrical power equal to the rate of work done by one ampere under a pressure of one volt. The symbol is W.

The unit of electrical energy expended in powering a device. This term is used to illustrate the top power capacity of an electrical device such as a transformer or light bulb.

The unit of power. More watts means more power, but how loud a system will sound also depends on the speakers sensitivity and the room size.

a unit of electrical power. A watt of electrical power is the use of one joule of energy per second. Watts of electrical power equals volts times amperes.

A unit of power (energy per unit time).

Symbol W. The unit of power. One watt is the product of one volt and one amp.

A measure of the electrical requirement of an appliance calculated by multiplying voltage x amperage. For example: a 1600 watt hair dryer which uses '110' volt power needs about 15 amps.

The electrical unit of power or rate of doing work. 746 watts is equivalent to one horsepower.

Unit of electric power -- equal to 1/746th of 1 horse-power -- that is usually expressed in kilowatts (kW or thousands of watts) and megawatts (MW or millions of watts).

A unit of power equal to one joule per second or 10 ergs per second.

A unit for measuring electric power eg. 1 horse power = 746 watts. One kilowatt = 1000 watts. One Megawatt = 1,000,000 watts.

The measurement unit of electrical or acoustical power.

A unit of power equal to the product of the value of current of one ampere flowing in phase with the pressure of one volt. In a water system a comparable measure might be gallons per hour. A kilowatt is a thousand watts. W is also known as real (or true) power.

A unit of measurement that indicates the amount of electrical power in a circuit.

The unit of electric power.

A fundamental unit of electric power. Volts multiplied by amps equal watts (1 V x 1 A = 1 W).

The unit of electrical power equal to 1 ampere (amp) under a pressure of 1 volt. Equal to 1/746 horsepower.

the unit of measurement of electrical power, or rate of work. One watt represents the amount of work that is done by one ampere of current at a voltage of one volt.

The measurement of electrical power. 1000 watts = 1 kilowatt. A simple mathematical equation for electrical power, assuming a power factor of one

A measure of electrical energy (volts x amperes).

A measure of the work electricity can do. 1000 watts = 1 kilowatt 1000 kilowatts = 1 megawatt 1000 watts = 10 100-watt light bulbs

The quantitative unit of measurement of actual power. Actual power in an AC circuit is the measurement of the effective energy available for doing work, and is normally less than apparent power (volt-amperes) because of power factor considerations. Watts may be measured directly, by means of a wattmeter, or may be calculated by multiplying volt-amperes by the power factor of the equipment.

unit of measure of electrical power dissipation, formally defined as one joule (a unit of energy) per second, which is equal to the power absorbed by one ohm of resistance when one ampere of current is in the circuit. Electrical power, measured in watts, can be derived in three ways: the voltage squared divided by the resistance (V2/R), the current squared times the resistance (I2R) and the product of the voltage and the current (VI). Named for James Watt, inventor of the steam engine and the speed governor.

the SI unit of measurement of power; equivalent to J/s.

A unit of measurement that refers to electric power.

A measure of electric power in a unit of time, equal to the rate of flow (amps) multiplied by the voltage of that flow (volts). One amp of current flowing at a potential of one volt produces one watt of power.

A measure of the electrical requirement of an appliance calculated by multiplying the voltage times the amperage (e.g., a 150-watt light bulb which uses 110-volt power needs a little less than 1 amp (110 volts X 1 amp = 110 watts)

A unit for measuring electric power, equivalent to about 1/746 horsepower. Kilowatt = 1000 watts. Megawatt = 1,000,000 watts.

A unit of electrical power. named after James Watt, a Scottish Engineer and Inventor.

Unit of power, or rate at which electrical work is done. See kilowatt.

Unit of power or radiant flux (1 watt = 1 joule per second).

A unit of measure of power. The electrical wattage of an amplifier describes the power it can develop to drive a speaker. The greater the voltage capability, the higher the wattage. Amplifier wattage requirements are greatly dependent upon the speakers that will be used, the size of the listening room, and average loudness that will be played through the speakers. W =V2/R

Measurement of power derived by multiplying current by voltage; measurement used to quantify the amount of power output by an amplifier.

Unit of electrical power. In DC equals volts times amperes. In AC equals effective volts times effective amps times power factor times a consistent dependent on the number of phases. 1 kilowatt = 1,000 watts.

The unit by which electric power is measured. The amount of power produced when one volt causes one ampere of current to flow.

(W) A measurement of real power. The product of voltage and current in a resistive circuit. VI = P, where V is volts, I is current in amperes and P is power in watts.

A unit of measure for electrical or acoustical power.

An electrical expression that represents Amps X Voltage. Normally used in AC circuits to denote the total power required in a system. See also Amps, Voltage.

(abbrev. ; pl. Watts) - A unit of power. One watt equals the production or use of one joule of energy per second. See Joule, Kilowatt, Megawatt, Power.

A unit of electrical or acoustical power. Electrical power is the product of voltage and current. Acoustical power is proportional to sound-pressure intensity.

Measure of power (or work) equivalent to 1/746 of a horsepower.

A unit of measure of electric power at a point in time, as capacity or demand. One watt of power maintained over time is equal to one joule per second. Some Christmas tree lights use one watt. The watt is named after Scottish inventor James Watt and is capitalized when shortened to w and used with other abbreviations, as in kWh (kilowatt hour).

A unit of electrical power, equal to the power developed in a circuit by a current of one ampere flowing through a potential difference of one volt.

A quantitative measurement of electrical power taking into account power factor. Watts are calculated by multiplying volts times amps times power factor. (watts = volts × amps × power factor)

The basic unit of power, indicating the amount of work accomplished when one volt causes one ampere to pass through a circuit.

The unit of electrical power. The power developed when a current of one ampere flows through a potential difference of one volt.

The measurement of electrical power that equates to one watt and is equal to one ampere of current flowing at one volt.

A measurement of total power. It is amperes multiplied by volts. 120 volt @ 1 amp = 12 volts @ 10 amps.

A watt is the SI unit of power equivalent to one joule per second. ()

Unit used to measure power.

A unit of power. Power is the rate of using energy to do work. Amperage x Voltage = Watts. Watts are a constant; if the voltage is higher then the amperage will be lower to produce the same amount of wattage or vice versa.

(W). A measure of the power an electrical device consumes. Watt hours (WH) express the quantity of energy consumed.

A unit of power, or the amount of work done in a period of time. One ampere of current flowing at a potential of one volt produces one watt of power. A typical household lightbulb uses 60 watts of power. A person climbing a flight of stairs uses 200 watts of power.

An International System unit of power equal to one joule per second.

A unit of electrical power. A 250-watt light consumes 250 watts of power -- the light output depends on the type of lamp being used

The unit of power. 1 watt is defined as the consumption of energy at the rate of 1 joule per second. Click here to go back to where you were.

A unit of power equal to one Joule per second (J/s) or one Newton meter per second (N m/s)

A unit of Power. For DC Circuits it's equal to Current (Amps) times Volts (James Watt b.1736 d.1819)

The electric unit of power or rate of doing work. One horsepower is equivalent to approximately 750 watts.

A watt is a basic unit of power. The formula is: voltage multiplied by the current.

The basic unit of power. 1 Volt across 1 Ohm (giving 1 Amp) dissipates 1 Watt (all as heat with a resistive load)

The commercial unit of electrical power, and is the product of voltage of circuit by amperes flowing. One ampere flowing under pressure of one volt represents one watt of power.

The amount of electrical power needed to do work at a rate of 1 joule/second. Watts = amperes x volts.

Measure of electric power. 1,000 Watts = 1 Kilowatt

A unit of power equal to one joule per second. The power of a current of one ampere flowing across a potential difference of one volt.

The unit by which electric energy, or the ability of electricity to do work, is measured.

Unit of electrical power required to do work at the rate of one joule per second. One watt of power is expended when one ampere of direct current flows through a resistance of one ohm. In an AC circuit, true power is the product of effective volts and effective amperes, multiplied by the power factor.

A unit of power. In electrical terms, the product of voltage and amperage. 746 watts are equal to one horsepower.

the SI derived unit for power. It is equivalent to 1 joule per second (1 J/s), or in electrical units, 1 volt-ampere (1 V Â· A). The watt was named after James Watt for his contributions in the development of the steam engine.

A unit of power; it is equal to 1 joule per second

A watt is a unit of power equal to one joule of energy per second. The watt was named for the Scottish engineer and inventor James Watt (1736-1819).

is a measure of energy use. Light bulbs, for example, are classified according to how many watts they use.

The rate of energy transfer equivalent to one ampere under an electrical pressure of one volt. One watt equals 1/746 horsepower, or one joule per second. It is the product of Voltage and Current (amperage).

A unit of electrical power used to indicate the rate of energy produced or consumed by an electrical device. One watt is one joule of energy per second. Also see power

Unit of electrical power. The 'watts per channel' (WPC) rating is the maximum average undistorted power that an amp can deliver to a typical speaker.

One watt is a rate for the production or use of energy, which equals to 1 joule of energy per second. A 100 watt light bulb uses 100 joules of energy every second.

Unit used to measure rate of electricity used by electrical appliances. A watt is equal to volts multiplied by amps in a DC circuit and in an AC circuit with a purely resistive load. One watt equals 3.41 BTU per hours.

Unit of electrical power. Defines output of amps, the power-handling capabilities of speakers, ect. Named for James Watt, British steam-power pioneer. - Category: Computer (recording)

The standard measure of electricity's capacity to do work. It is the voltage (pressure) multiplied by the amperage (or speed).

is a unit of power in electricity.

The amount of power required to maintain a current of 1 ampere at a pressure of one volt when the two are in phase with each other. One horsepower is equal to 746 watts.

The unit of power in the International System of Units equivalent to 1 joule per second. The unit of measure for true power. Watts = VA x Power Factor

Watt was Samuel Beckett's second published novel in English, largely written on the run in the south of France during the Second World War and published by Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press in 1953. A French translation followed in 1968.