from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of electric power equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rate of working or activity in an electric circuit when the electromotive force is one volt and the current one ampere; a watt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere
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