Definition of terawatt
: a unit of power equal to one trillion watts
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The lingering winter weather means that there’s as much as 100 terawatt-hours of water left to melt, according to Nena.
The 500 terawatt firing hits a milestone set in the late 90s when the facility was being planned, and takes researchers a step closer to the goal of igniting hydrogen fusion.
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