[kil-uh-wot] /ˈkɪl əˌwɒt/
a unit of power, equal to 1000 .
Abbreviation: kW, kw.
one thousand watts kW
1884, from kilo- + watt. Kilowatt hour is from 1892. Related: Kilowattage.
A unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.
One thousand watts. (See power.)
[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 […]
[kil-roi] /ˈkɪl rɔɪ/ noun 1. a fictitious American male, created by American troops who left the inscription “Kilroy was here” on walls, property, etc., all over the world in the years during and after World War II. U.S. military graffito character, 1945, said to be either Sgt. Francis J. Kilroy Jr., U.S. Army Air Transport, […]
[kil-pa-trik] /kɪlˈpæ trɪk/ noun 1. Hugh Judson [juhd-suh n] /ˈdʒʌd sən/ (Show IPA), 1836–81, Union general in the U.S. Civil War.
[kilt] /kɪlt/ noun 1. any short, pleated skirt, especially a tartan wraparound, as that worn by men in the Scottish Highlands. verb (used with object) 2. to draw or tuck up, as the skirt, about oneself. 3. to provide (a skirt) with kilt pleats. /kɪlt/ noun 1. a knee-length pleated skirt-like garment, esp one in […]