Definition of Kilowatt (kW):
Standard unit of electrical power equal to 1000 watts, 1.34 horsepower, or an energy consumption rate of 1000 joules per second.
A measure of one thousand watts of electrical power.
How to use Kilowatt (kW) in a sentence?
- Preparing for them each week requires forests of paper, quarried hillsides of chalk and untold kilowatts of electricity to power overhead lights and VCRs.
- It was a ten kilowatt charger and that was really great because we had a lot of items that needed to be charged.
- Electric companies will often round a bill up to the closest kilowatt hour on a monthly statement even when rounding down would have made more sense.
- The kilowatt per hour usage on the new materials warehouse was slightly lower than what we had predicted so that helped us turn a profit.
Meaning of Kilowatt (kW) & Kilowatt (kW) Definition