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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unit of energy, especially electrical energy, equal to the work done by one watt acting for one hour and equivalent to 3,600 joules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A unit of electrical energy equal to the power of one watt in use for one hour; often used as a unit of electricity consumption

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The energy derived from an activity or power of one watt maintained for one hour: a practical unit of energy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour

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