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abwatt

[ ab-wot, ab-wot ]
/ æbˈwɒt, ˈæbˌwɒt /
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noun Electricity.

the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical power, equivalent to 10−7 watt.

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Origin of abwatt

ab- (see abampere) + watt
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British Dictionary definitions for abwatt

abwatt
/ (ˈæbˌwɒt) /

noun

the cgs unit of power in the electromagnetic system, equal to the power dissipated when a current of 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10 –7 watt
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