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.
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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