Definition of wattage
1 : amount of power expressed in watts
2 : dynamic or mental energy or appeal the celebrity's high wattage
Examples of wattage in a Sentence
Use a bulb with low wattage.
Recent Examples of wattage from the Web
A marketable, breakthrough champion who happens to be Made in the USA and celebrated with a hug from the high-wattage Michelle Wie.
Raytheon doesn't even bother to include the laser's wattage.
Lemons, a South Philadelphia native studying at the New School, has taken to wearing high-wattage stripes of glitter across his cheeks lately.
This is a megaevent, so the wattage of the stars will be brighter than ever.
Music stars like U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chance the Rapper have treated fans to high wattage performances.
Even with low wattage chips, manufacturers still have a challenge to hit the 40dbA limit while creating a portable design.
That might be partly due to the lack of star wattage in plays this season.
Since taking office in mid-January, Trump has turned down invitations to a series of high-wattage staples of the D.C. social scene where an appearance by the president is routine.
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First Known Use of wattage
WATTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wattage for English Language Learners
: the amount of electrical power measured in watts that something (such as a light bulb) uses
Medical Definition of wattage
: amount of power expressed in watts
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