Recent Examples of kilovolt from the Web
The substation, which would convert a 33-kilovolt current to a lower distribution voltage of 12 kilovolts , is needed to meet the growing power demand in the area, according to Edison.
An electrical substation inside the skyway converts 15 kilovolts from the power company to the 480 volts needed for road lighting.
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Origin and Etymology of kilovolt
First Known Use: circa 1898See Words from the same year
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