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watt

noun [C] uk   /wɒt/ us    /wɑːt/ ( written abbreviation W)
the standard measure of electrical power: Do you want 60-watt light bulbs for this room?
wattage
noun [U] uk   /ˈwɒt.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˈwɑː.t̬ɪdʒ/
For lower wattage ovens, heating time must be increased.
Translations of “watt”
in Korean 와트…
in Arabic وات (وَحْدة لِقِياس الكَهْرُباء)…
in French watt…
in Turkish elektrik akımı ölçüm birimi, vat…
in Italian watt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瓦,瓦特(電功率單位)…
in Russian ватт…
in Polish wat…
in Spanish vatio…
in Portuguese watt…
in German das Watt…
in Catalan watt…
in Japanese ワット(電力の単位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瓦,瓦特(电功率单位)…
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