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kilovolt

[kil-uh-vohlt] /ˈkɪl əˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of electromotive force, equal to 1000 volts.
Abbreviation: kV, kv.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; kilo- + volt1
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British Dictionary definitions for kilo-volt

kilovolt

/ˈkɪləʊˌvəʊlt/
noun
1.
one thousand volts kV
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