volt-ampere

noun
volt-am·​pere | \ˈvōlt-ˈam-ˌpir also -ˌper \

Definition of volt-ampere 

: a unit of electric measurement equal to the product of a volt and an ampere that for direct current constitutes a measure of power equivalent to a watt

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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volt-ampere

noun
volt-am·​pere | \ˈvōlt-ˈam-ˌpi(ə)r also -ˌpe(ə)r \

Medical Definition of volt-ampere 

: a unit of electric measurement equal to the product of a volt and an ampere that for direct current constitutes a measure of power equivalent to a watt

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