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kilovolt-ampere

[kil-uh-vohlt-am-peer, -am-peer] /ˈkɪl əˌvoʊltˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər/
noun
1.
an electrical unit, equal to 1000 volt-amperes.
Abbreviation: kVA, kva.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • When ferrochromium plants started to be built, furnaces rated in the low kilovolt-ampere range were common.

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