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[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.
kilowatt [(kil-uh-waht)]

One thousand watts. (See power.)


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