kilovolt-ampere

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kilovolt-ampere

[kil-uh-vohlt-am-peer, -am-peer]
noun
an electrical unit, equal to 1000 volt-amperes. Abbreviation: kVA, kva

Origin:
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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