Definition of Kilovolts

1. Noun. (plural of kilovolt) ¹



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Definition of Kilovolts

1. kilovolt [n] - See also: kilovolt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilovolts

kilorads
kilorayleigh
kilorayleighs
kiloroentgen
kiloroentgens
kilos
kilosecond
kiloseconds
kilostere
kilosteres
kiloton
kilotons
kilovolt
kilovolt-ampere
kilovoltmeter
kilovolts (current term)
kiloware
kilowatt
kilowatt-hour
kilowatt-hours
kilowatt hour
kilowatts
kiloyear
kiloyears
kilp
kilps
kilt
kilt pin
kilted
kilted sausage

Literary usage of Kilovolts

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1. Long-distance Electric Power Transmission: Being a Treatise on the Hydro ...by Rollin William Hutchinson by Rollin William Hutchinson (1907)
""Three kilovolts" should read "thirty kilovolts." PAGE 317. ... All values expressed in kilovolts should read ten times larger; thus, "four kilovolts" ..."

2. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
""Generally oils at a temperature of 100°C. give a value of 60 kilovolts. ... The break down voltage at 20°C. varied between 20 and 30 kilovolts, ..."

3. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"If, then, V is measured in kilovolts, the true dielectric strength of air is given ... is the value in kilovolts of the potential difference, which must be ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"The concentric cylinders discharged at voltages all the way from 80 to 100 kilovolts. The lower and higher values occurred correspondingly when the voltage ..."

5. The Theory of Electric Cables and Networks by Alexander Russell (1920)
"The former broke down at 40 kilovolts, and the latter at from 75 to 80 kilovolts. The former also got exceedingly hot after being subjected to 30 kilovolts ..."

6. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"The dielectric strength of an oil increases with rise in temperature, the increase found by various investigators ranging from .1 kilovolts to .3 ..."

7. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"Hence, if there is a potential difference, V kilovolts, between two metal halls, we may say that the effective potential difference is in fact (V — 0-79) ..."

8. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"Hence, if there is a potential difference, V kilovolts, between two metal halls, we may say that the effective potential difference is in fact (V — 0-79) ..."

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