voltampere

volt-ampere

[vohlt-am-peer, -am-peer]
noun Electricity.
an electric measurement unit, equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt for direct current systems and a unit of apparent power for alternating current systems. Abbreviation: VA

Origin:
1895–1900

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volt-ampere (ˈvəʊltˈæmpɛə)
 
n
VA the product of the potential in volts across an electrical circuit and the resultant current in amperes

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voltampere volt·am·pere (vōlt'ām'pēr)
n.
A unit of electrical power equivalent to 1 watt or one thousandth (10-3) of a kilowatt.

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volt-ampere  
A unit of electric power equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt.
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