Definition of kilowatt-hour in English:

kilowatt-hour

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(abbreviation: kWh)

noun

  • A measure of electrical energy equivalent to a power consumption of one thousand watts for one hour.
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    • By using a 240-volt circuit (such as the outlet for an electric dryer), the car might be able to receive 240 volts at 30 amps, or 6.6 kilowatt-hours per hour.
    • It takes about 12 kilowatt-hours of electricity to charge the car after a 50-mile trip.
    • The power plant generated 5.22 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, up 4.8 per cent from the previous year.

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