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microwatt

[ mahy-kroh-wot ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌwɒt /
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noun Electricity.

a unit of power equal to one millionth of a watt. Symbol: μW, μw

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Origin of microwatt

First recorded in 1910–15; micro- + watt
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