Dictionary

megawatt

noun mega·watt \ˈme-gə-ˌwät\

: a unit of electrical power equal to one million watts

Full Definition of MEGAWATT

:  one million watts
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of MEGAWATT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1900
Medical Dictionary

megawatt

noun mega·watt \ˈmeg-ə-ˌwät\

Medical Definition of MEGAWATT

:  one million watts—abbreviation MW

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: megillahPrevious Word in the Dictionary: megavitaminsAll Words Near: megawatt
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears