Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A practical unit of electromotive force equal to 1000 volts or 1 × 10 c. g. s. units.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Elec.) A unit of electromotive force equal to one thousand volts.

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  • noun One thousand ( 103 ) volts. Symbol: kV or KV.

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

  • noun a unit of potential equal to a thousand volts

Etymologies

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From kilo- +‎ volt

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