megawatt

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See also: mégawatt and mega-watt

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt (plural megawatts)

  1. One million (1 000 000) 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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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt m

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English megawatt, equivalent to mega- +‎ watt.

Noun[edit]

megawatt m (invariable)

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]

  • megawatt in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt m

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]

  • megawatt in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ watt

Noun[edit]

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further reading[edit]