Origin of watt
Definition for watt (2 of 2)
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Watt never did anything to regain his position, although it bothered him for the rest of his life.In 2005, ‘Iowa Nice’ Ernst Helped to Oust Veterans From Local Board After They Opposed Her Candidacy|Ben Jacobs|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Watt was the first sitting member of Congress to be filibustered since before the Civil War.
But, like Watt, Millett is the Democratic nominee of a Democratic president.
Watt is the first sitting member of Congress to be blocked for an appointment since 1843.
Their only issue, it seems, is that Watt is the Democratic nominee of a Democratic president.
At this stage Watt himself was more fertile in mechanical inventions than in any other portion of his busy life.
We have seen that the working of steam expansively was one of Watt's early inventions.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie
There was palpably a moment's hesitation before the spokesman replied: "Watt Wyatt; died day 'fore yestiddy."His Unquiet Ghost|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
His daughter too, the dainty Gwenny, she was too good for me—turned with scorn from poor Watt the mole-catcher—but never mind!The Comical Adventures of Twm Shon Catty|T. J. Llewelyn Prichard
Mr. Watt then requested me to go to the telegraph office, and telegraph to Mayor McCarthy for fifty additional policemen.
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Word Origin for watt
British Dictionary definitions for watt (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for watt
unit of electrical power, 1882, in honor of James Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor.