Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

kilowatt–hour

noun

Simple Definition of kilowatt–hour

  • : a unit of work or energy equal to the amount produced by one kilowatt in one hour

Full Definition of kilowatt–hour

  1. :  a unit of work or energy equal to that expended by one kilowatt in one hour or to 3.6 million joules

1892

First Known Use of kilowatt–hour

1892

Rhymes with kilowatt–hour


Medical Dictionary

kilowatt–hour

noun

Medical Definition of kilowatt–hour

  1. :  a unit of work or energy equal to that expended by one kilowatt in one hour




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up kilowatt–hour? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ