Kilowatt hour
Kilowatt hour Kil"o*watt` hour (Elec.) A unit of work or energy equal to that done by one kilowatt acting for one hour; -- approximately equal to 1.34 horse-power hour. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • kilowatt hour — n written abbreviation kWh a unit for measuring electrical power, equal to the amount of work produced by one kilowatt in one hour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • kilowatt-hour — [kil′ō wät΄our′, kil′ə wät΄our] n. a unit of electrical energy or work, equal to the power supplied by one kilowatt for one hour: abbrev. kWh …   English World dictionary

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  • kilowatt-hour — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms kilowatt hour : singular kilowatt hour plural kilowatt hours physics a unit for measuring electrical energy. The written abbreviation is kWh …   English dictionary

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  • kilowatt-hour — kilovatvalandė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Nesisteminis elektros energijos matavimo vienetas. Žymimas kWh: 1 kWh = 3600 kJ = 3,6 MJ. atitikmenys: angl. kilowatt hour vok. Kilowattstunde, f rus. киловатт час, m… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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