milliwatt

[mil-uh-wot]
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noun

a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt. Abbreviation: mW

Nearby words

  1. milliradian,
  2. millirem,
  3. milliroentgen,
  4. millisecond,
  5. millivolt,
  6. millième,
  7. millpond,
  8. millrace,
  9. millrind,
  10. millrun

Origin of milliwatt

First recorded in 1910–15; milli- + watt

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Examples from the Web for milliwatt

  • I haven't much hope of reaching anyone with my five milliwatt suit transmitter but I'll keep trying.

    Accidental Death|Peter Baily