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abwatt

[ab-wot, ab-wot] /æbˈwɒt, ˈæbˌwɒt/
noun, Electricity
1.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical power, equivalent to 10 −7 watt.
Origin
ab- (see abampere) + watt
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abwatt

/ˈæbˌwɒt/
noun
1.
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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