Definition of kilovolt in English:

kilovolt

Syllabification: kil·o·volt
Pronunciation: /ˈkiləˌvōlt
 
/
(abbreviation: kV)

noun

1,000 volts.
More example sentences
  • There is a procedure to do that with minor power lines - that is, those of less than 100 megavolt amperes and 110 kilovolts.
  • You also have to watch out because some generator manufacturers are now labeling their units in kilovolts instead of kilowatts.
  • Demand for electricity is currently growing faster than it is able to be supplied; however, new power lines of 33 kilovolts have been completed.

More definitions of kilovolt

Definition of kilovolt in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day punctum
Pronunciation: ˈpəNGktəm
noun
a small, distinct point