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gigawatt

[ gig-uh-wot, jig- ]
/ ˈgɪg əˌwɒt, ˈdʒɪg- /
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noun
one billion watts. Abbreviation: GW, Gw
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Origin of gigawatt

First recorded in 1960–65; giga- + watt
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