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The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Lamp-hour

    A unit of commercial supply of electric energy; the volt-coulombs required to maintain an electric lamp for one hour. A sixteen-candle power incandescent lamp is practically the lamp alluded to, and requires about half an ampere current at 110 volts, making a lamp-hour equal to about 198,000 volt-coulombs. [Transcriber's note: 0.55 KW hours.]

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