watt
noun Etymology: James Watt died 1819 Date: 1882 the absolute meter-kilogram-second unit of power equal to the work done at the rate of one joule per second or to the power produced by a current of one ampere across a potential difference of one volt ; 1/746 horsepower

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  • watt — watt …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • watt — [ wat ] n. m. • 1881; du nom de l ingénieur J. Watt ♦ Unité de mesure de puissance mécanique ou électrique, de flux thermique et de flux d énergie rayonnante (symb. W), équivalant à un transfert d énergie de 1 joule en 1 seconde. ⇒aussi kilowatt …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Watt — steht für: Watt (Einheit), eine physikalische Einheit, benannt nach James Watt Watt (Küste), den Bereich eines Wattenmeeres, der bei Niedrigwasser trockenliegt Watt (Bodentyp); den Bodentyp der Wattflächen in der Deutschen Bodensystematik Watt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • watt — WATT, waţi, s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură a puterii egală cu puterea care corespunde schimbului de energie sau lucrului mecanic de un joule într o secundă. – Din fr., engl. watt. Trimis de cata, 27.02.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  WATT s. (fiz.) (pop.)… …   Dicționar Român

  • watt — s.m.inv. TS fis., metrol. nel Sistema Internazionale, unità di misura della potenza elettrica, equivalente al lavoro di un joule al secondo (simb. W) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1895. ETIMO: da Watt, nome dello scienziato e inventore scozzese James… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Watt — Watt, n. [From the distinguished mechanician and scientist, James Watt.] (Physics) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • watt — [wɔt US wa:t] n written abbreviation W or w [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: James Watt] a unit for measuring electrical power ▪ a 100 watt bulb …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watt — {{hw}}{{watt}}{{/hw}}(fis.) Unità di misura della potenza equivalente al lavoro di 1 joule in 1 secondo; SIMB. W. ETIMOLOGIA: dal nome dell inventore, l ingegnere scozzese J. Watt (1736 1819) …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Watt — Watt, James (1736 1819) a British engineer who made important improvements to the steam engine. The measure of electrical power, the watt, is named after him …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Watt — das; s, <nach dem engl. Ingenieur J. Watt, 1736 1819> Maßeinheit der [elektr.] Leistung; Zeichen W …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • watt — [ wat ] noun count a unit for measuring electrical power: a 60 watt light bulb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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