[ wot-sek-uh nd ]
/ ˈwɒtˈsɛk ənd /
a unit of energy equal to the energy of one watt acting for one second; the equivalent of one joule.
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Science definitions for watt-second
A unit of energy equal to the work done by one watt acting for one second, equivalent to 1 joule.
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