abwatt

abwatt

[ab-wot, ab-wot]
noun Electricity.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical power, equivalent to 10 −7 watt.

Origin:
ab- (see abampere) + watt

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abwatt (ˈæbˌwɒt)
 
n
the cgs unit of power in the electromagnetic system, equal to the power dissipated when a current of 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10--7 watt

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