HyperDic: power_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression power unit:
NOUNquantitypower unita measure of electric power
English > power unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA measure of electric power.
NarrowerabwattA power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)
horsepower, HP, H.P.A unit of power equal to 746 watts
kilovolt-ampereA unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes
kilowatt, kWA unit of power equal to 1000 watts
megawattA unit of power equal to one million watts
milliwattA unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
volt-ampere, varA unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere
watt, WA unit of power equal to 1 joule per second
Broaderelectromagnetic unit, emuAny of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
Spanishunidad de potencia
Catalanunitat de potència

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