Definition of kilovolt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkiləˌvōlt/
(abbreviation kV)


1,000 volts.
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.

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Syllabification: kil·o·volt

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