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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819).

Usage examples (26)
  • A watt is a watt, be it delivered at a potential difference of 110 volts, 220 volts, or 440 volts.
  • The cost per watt is an estimate of one study likely using only two current examples from industry.
  • (Lumens per watt is similar to miles per gallon - the higher the number represents greater efficiency)
  • Lumens-per-watt is the standard used by the lighting industry to measure the conversion of electrical energy to light. for more
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