Associations to the word «Watt»

Wiktionary

WATT, noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of power; the power of a system in which one joule of energy is transferred per second. Symbol: W
WATT, proper noun. An English and Scottish surname derived from the given name Wat.

Dictionary definition

WATT, noun. A unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm.
WATT, noun. Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819).

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley