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Meaning of WATT

Pronunciation:  wât, wât

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
  2. [n]  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

WATT is a 4 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: James Watt, W
 See Also: applied scientist, artificer, discoverer, engineer, H.P., horsepower, HP, inventor, kilowatt, kW, milliwatt, power unit, technologist



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Watt\, n. [From the distinguished mechanician and
scientist, James Watt.] (Physics)
A unit of power or activity equal to 10^{7} 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.