megawatt

See also: mégawatt and mega-watt

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt (plural megawatts)

  1. One million (1 000 000) watts, abbreviated as MW.

Usage notesEdit

  • Attributive use modifying smile or similar nouns are due to watt as measure of the power used by a lightbulb, and hence of its brilliance, by analogy to smiles and the like.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt m

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit

  • megawatt in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • megawatt in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

megawatt

  1. megawatt

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English megawatt, equivalent to mega- +‎ watt.

NounEdit

megawatt m (invariable)

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit

  • megawatt in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt m

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit

  • megawatt in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mega- +‎ watt

NounEdit

megawatt

  1. megawatt

Further readingEdit