Kilowatt-hour



[kil-uh-wot-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈkɪl əˌwɒtˈaʊər, -ˈaʊ ər/

noun
1.
a unit of energy, equivalent to the energy transferred or expended in one hour by one kilowatt of power; approximately 1.34 horsepower-hours.
Abbreviation: kWh, kwhr.
noun
1.
a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts in one hour kWh
kilowatt-hour
A unit used to measure energy, especially electrical energy in commercial applications. One kilowatt-hour is equal to one kilowatt of power produced or consumed over a period of one hour, or 3.6 × 106 joules.
kilowatt-hour (kwh) [(kil-uh-waht)]

A unit of energy: the expenditure of one kilowatt of power for one hour. A toaster running for an hour will use about this much energy.

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