kilowatt-hour

noun kilo·watt-hour \ ˈki-lə-ˌwät-ˈau̇(-ə)r \

Definition of kilowatt-hour

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

First Known Use of kilowatt-hour

1892

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kilowatt-hour

Definition of kilowatt-hour for English Language Learners

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


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kilowatt-hour

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medical Definition of kilowatt-hour

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

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