›› Measurement unit: centiwatt

Full name: centiwatt

Plural form: centiwatts

Category type: power

Scale factor: 0.01


›› SI unit: watt

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 100 centiwatt.


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›› Definition: Centiwatt

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centiwatt = 10-2 watts.

The definition of a watt is as follows:

The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit for power. It is equivalent to one joule per second (1 J/s), or in electrical units, one volt ampere (1 V·A).


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