joule

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after English physicist James Prescott Joule (1818–1889). The surname is a variant of Joel.

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joule (plural joules)

  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of energy, work and heat; the work required to exert a force of one newton for a distance of one metre. Also equal to the energy of one watt of power for a duration of one second. Symbol: J

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Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

joule m

  1. joule (the derived unit of energy, work and heat)

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Dutch[edit]

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joule m (plural joules)

  1. joule

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

joule

  1. joule (unit of measure)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of joule (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative joule joulet
genitive joulen joulejen
partitive joulea jouleja
illative jouleen jouleihin
singular plural
nominative joule joulet
accusative nom. joule joulet
gen. joulen
genitive joulen joulejen
jouleinrare
partitive joulea jouleja
inessive joulessa jouleissa
elative joulesta jouleista
illative jouleen jouleihin
adessive joulella jouleilla
ablative joulelta jouleilta
allative joulelle jouleille
essive joulena jouleina
translative jouleksi jouleiksi
instructive joulein
abessive jouletta jouleitta
comitative jouleineen
Possessive forms of joule (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person jouleni joulemme
2nd person joulesi joulenne
3rd person joulensa

French[edit]

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joule m (plural joules)

  1. joule (unit of measure)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English joule and this of named after the English physicist James Prescott Joule.

Noun[edit]

joule m (plural joules)

  1. joule

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Italian[edit]

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joule m (invariable)

  1. joule

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

joule m (plural joules)

  1. joule (derived unit of energy, work and heat)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English joule and this of named after the English physicist James Prescott Joule.

Noun[edit]

joule m (plural joules)

  1. joule

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