from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A unit of electric energy equal to the work done by one kilowatt acting for one hour.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The energy developed in one hour by a kilowatt of power or activity: a practical unit of energy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a unit of electrical energy equal to that done by one kilowatt acting for one hour
  • noun UK a “unit” of electrical consumption by which domestic consumers are charged


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