- An·dré [ahn-drey] /ˈɑn dreɪ/, born 1946, U.S. concert pianist, born in Germany.
- George Frederick,1817–1904, English painter and sculptor.
- Isaac,1674–1748, English theologian and hymnist.
- the standard unit of power in the International System of Units(SI), equivalent to one joule per second and equal to the power in a circuit in which a current of one ampere flows across a potential difference of one volt. Abbreviation: W, w.
Origin of watt
Examples from the Web for watts
“The Wizard of Watts is not just about police brutality,” he says.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical
January 9, 2015
Los Angeles had been on edge all day with memories of the Rodney King and Watts riots surfacing.Dispatch From USC Protests over Ferguson
Maya Richard Craven
November 30, 2014
As Watts noted: “From now on, before politicians cast a vote, they will…hear our voters loud and clear.”The NRA’s Worst Nightmare Is America’s Moms
April 24, 2014
Last year, Watts, who was nominated for Best Actress for her role in The Impossible, sported a custom silver Armani gown.Celebrity Stylists Dish About Dressing for the Oscars
February 27, 2014
According to Watts, the moms staged a counter event, one mile away from the Alamo protest.The Scare Campaign of Open Carry Activists
November 18, 2013
"I'll let you in on some shares," Watts called after him as he turned away.
"I'm glad to see you, Mr. Watts," said the journalist, cordially.
Mr. Watts was returning something he had not used to his hip-pocket.
"I reckon maybe some of us might help," remarked Mr. Watts, reflectively.
I told him his brother and Mr. Watts would be with him to-morrow.Recollections of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
T. Hall Caine
- George Frederick. 1817–1904, English painter and sculptor, noted esp for his painting Hope (1886) and his sculpture Physical Energy (1904) in Kensington Gardens, London
- Isaac. 1674–1748, English hymn-writer
- the derived SI unit of power, equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a potential difference of 1 volt. 1 watt is equivalent to 1.341 × 10 –3 horsepowerSymbol: W
- James. 1736–1819, Scottish engineer and inventor. His fundamental improvements to the steam engine led to the widespread use of steam power in industry
Word Origin and History for watts
unit of electrical power, 1882, in honor of James Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor.
- A unit of power in the International System of Units equal to one joule per second.
- The SI derived unit used to measure power, equal to one joule per second. In electricity, a watt is equal to current (in amperes) multiplied by voltage (in volts).