Measurement unit: watt

Full name: watt

Plural form: watts

Symbol: W

Category type: power

Scale factor: 1




SI unit: watt

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.


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Definition: Watt

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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