volt-ampere

noun
volt-am·​pere | \ ˈvōlt-ˈam-ˌpir How to pronounce volt-ampere (audio) 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

First Known Use of volt-ampere

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Volt-ampere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volt-ampere. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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volt-ampere

noun
volt-am·​pere | \ ˈvōlt-ˈam-ˌpi(ə)r also -ˌpe(ə)r How to pronounce volt-ampere (audio) \

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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