Definition of Megawatt

1. Noun. A unit of power equal to one million watts.

Generic synonyms: Power Unit
Terms within: Kilowatt, Kw



Definition of Megawatt

1. Noun. One million ( 106 ) watts, abbreviated as MW. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Megawatt

1. a unit of power [n -S]

Medical Definition of Megawatt

1. (MW) The electrical unit of power that equals one million Watts (1,000 kW). (05 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Megawatt

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1. Electricity Supply: Efforts to Develop Solar & Wind Energy (1993)
"In 1990, US wind generating capacity was about 1950 megawatts (MW)—less than one percent of the nation's 725000 MW total generating capacity.2 2A megawatt ..."

2. Federal Power: Issues Related to the Divestiture of Federal Hydropower Resources edited by Mehrzad Nadji (1999)
"One thousand kW are one megawatt (MW), and 1000 kWh are one megawatt-hour (MWh). "The 62 customers do not include the utilities that buy power from the ..."

3. Power Marketing Administrations: Cost Recovery, Financing, & Comparison to by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... per megawatt of Generating Capacity Federal Subsidies and Inherent Advantages of PMAs Result in Low-cost Power Dollars In utility plant per megawatt ..."

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