Definitions for volt-ampere
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an electric measurement unit, equal to the product of one volt and one ampere, equivalent to one watt for direct current systems and a unit of apparent power for alternating current systems.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
Ref: Abbr.: VA 1
Origin of volt-ampere:
a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere