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# watt

## Definitions

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

• noun An SI-derived unit of power equal to one joule per second.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• noun The practical unit of electrical activity or power. T

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

• noun (Physics) A unit of power or activity equal to 107 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 to 746 watts.

• noun In the International System of Units, the derived unit of power; the power of a system in which one joule of energy is transferred per second. Symbol: W

• noun a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
• noun Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)

## Etymologies

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

[After James Watt.]

Named after the Scottish engineer James Watt.

## Examples

• (Lumens per watt is similar to miles per gallon - the higher the number represents greater efficiency)

• (Lumens per watt is similar to miles per gallon - the higher the number represents greater efficiency)

• The cost per watt is an estimate of one study likely using only two current examples from industry.

• Lumens-per-watt is the standard used by the lighting industry to measure the conversion of electrical energy to light.

• A watt is a watt, be it delivered at a potential difference of 110 volts, 220 volts, or 440 volts.

220 V vs 110 V 2005

• A watt is a unit of measure equal to the power produced by a current of 1 amp across the potential difference of 1 volt.

home building 2002

• A watt is a unit of measure equal to the power produced by a current of 1 amp across the potential difference of 1 volt.

home building 2002

• A watt is a unit of measure equal to the power produced by a current of 1 amp across the potential difference of 1 volt.

home building 2002

• A watt is a unit of measure equal to the power produced by a current of 1 amp across the potential difference of 1 volt.

home building 2002

• A watt is a unit of measure equal to the power produced by a current of 1 amp across the potential difference of 1 volt.

home building 2002