watt-hour

noun
\ ˈwät-ˈau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce watt-hour (audio) \

Definition of watt-hour

: a unit of work or energy equivalent to the power of one watt operating for one hour

First Known Use of watt-hour

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Watt-hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watt-hour. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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