Definitions for kilowatt-hour

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kil′owatt-hour′(n.)

  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.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

    Ref: Abbr.: kWh , kwh

Origin of kilowatt-hour:

1890–95

Wiktionary

  1. kilowatt-hour(Noun)

    a unit of electrical energy equal to that done by one kilowatt acting for one hour

  2. kilowatt-hour(Noun)

    a u201Cunitu201D of electrical consumption by which domestic consumers are charged

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