
Definition of Kilovolt
1. Noun. A unit of potential equal to a thousand volts.
Definition of Kilovolt
1. n. A unit of electromotive force equal to one thousand volts.
Definition of Kilovolt
1. Noun. One thousand ( 10^{3} ) volts. Symbol: kV or KV. ¹
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Definition of Kilovolt
1. a unit of electromotive force [n S]
Medical Definition of Kilovolt
1. A unit of electrical potential, potential difference, or electromotive force, equal to 103 volts. Abbreviation: kv Origin: kilo + volt (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Kilovolt
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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911)
"For the sake of convenience, these curves refer to voltage per phase of 100 and
the corresponding values of current and kilovoltamperes for any other ..."
2. The Elements of Electrical Transmission: A Textbook for Colleges and by Olin Jerome Ferguson (1911)
"Take the distribution of load as expressed in kilovoltamperes and spaced an ...
In the first part of the table is shown the total kilovolt amperes of each ..."
3. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"... kilovolt'AMPERES AND POWER FACTOR. How Current Builds up in a Directcurrent
Circuit.— In a directcurrent system, if a constant pressure of E volts is ..."
4. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1913)
"Assume that a community will require 100 kilovoltampere capacity and of this
... If we should represent say a 50 kilovoltampere 22,ooovolt transformer as ..."
5. Union Engineering Handbook: Pumping Machinery, Air Compressors, Condensers by Earl P. Ordway, Union Steam Pump Company (1921)
"Kilowatts kilovoltAmpere (AC unit) = Power Factor Power factor. In an alternating
current circuit, it is customary to refer to the product of the effective ..."
6. Union Engineering Handbook: Pumping Machinery, Air Compressors, Condensers by Earl P. Ordway, Union Steam Pump Company (1921)
"1 kilovolt= 1000 volts. 1 Millivolt =.001 volts. Resistance (R). All substances
offer a resistance to the passage of electricity through them, ..."