Associations to the word «Watt»


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 - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne