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

  • noun An amount of power, especially electric power, expressed in watts or kilowatts.
  • noun The electric power required by an appliance or device.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The rating in watts, of any electrical machine or device, of the power required to operate it: as, the wattage of a glow-lamp.

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

  • noun An amount or power (especially electric), expressed in watts, kilowatts etc
  • noun The power requirement of some electric appliance

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

  • noun the product of voltage and current

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