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Watt

A unit of measure for power, which measures the rate of energy conversion; equal to one joule per second (or 1/746 horsepower); equivalent to one ampere under a pressure of one volt.[1][2]

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Also Known As
W
Related Terms
ElectricityPowerKilowatt
References
  1. http://www.eia.gov/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=W#watt
  2. http://needtoknow.nas.edu/energy/glossary/