megawatt

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From mega- + watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt (plural megawatts)

  1. One million ( 106 ) watts, abbreviated as MW.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Attributive use modifying smile or similar nouns are due to watt as measure of the power used by a lightbulb, and hence of its brilliance, by analogy to smiles and the like.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt m (invariable)

  1. megawatt