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milliwatt

[mil-uh-wot]
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noun
  1. a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt. Abbreviation: mW
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Origin of milliwatt

First recorded in 1910–15; milli- + watt
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  • I haven't much hope of reaching anyone with my five milliwatt suit transmitter but I'll keep trying.

    Accidental Death

    Peter Baily