kilovolt

kilovolt

[kil-uh-vohlt]
noun Electricity.
a unit of electromotive force, equal to 1000 volts. Abbreviation: kV, kv

Origin:
1860–65; kilo- + volt1

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kilovolt (ˈkɪləʊˌvəʊlt)
 
n
kV one thousand volts

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