kilovolt-ampere

[ kil-uh-vohlt-am-peer, -am-peer ]
/ ˈkɪl əˌvoʊltˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər /

noun

an electrical unit, equal to 1000 volt-amperes. Abbreviation: kVA, kva

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Origin of kilovolt-ampere

First recorded in 1905–10

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