megawatt


mega·watt

noun \ˈme-gə-ˌwät\

: a unit of electrical power equal to one million watts

Full Definition of MEGAWATT

:  one million watts

Origin of MEGAWATT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1900

mega·watt

noun \ˈmeg-ə-ˌwät\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEGAWATT

: one million watts—abbreviation MW

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