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milliwatt

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noun mil·li·watt \-ˌwät\

Definition of milliwatt

  1. :  one thousandth of a watt



Origin of milliwatt

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1914


Medical Dictionary

milliwatt

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noun mil·li·watt \ˈmil-ə-ˌwät\

Medical Definition of milliwatt

  1. :  one thousandth of a watt—abbreviation mW




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