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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second.

Usage examples (36)
  • The corresponding standard SI unit of energy is the joule.
  • The SI unit of energy is the joule (J), equal to one watt-second.
  • Undesired heat development results from the joule heat in the windings.
  • One gray (Gy) is one joule of the energy deposited per kilogram of mass. for more
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  • A "jewel" is a (precious stone), a "joule" is (a measure of energy in physics). Do not confuse these with "jowl" which refers to the jaw and the loose skin of the throat).
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