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milliwatt

[mil-uh-wot] /ˈmɪl əˌwɒt/
noun
1.
a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt.
Abbreviation: mW.
Origin of milliwatt
1910-1915
1910-15; milli- + watt
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  • I haven't much hope of reaching anyone with my five milliwatt suit transmitter but I'll keep trying.

    Accidental Death Peter Baily

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