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Definition of "megawatt" []

  • One million watts. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "megawatt" in a sentence
  • "You can see the commercial potential here if you note that just one megawatt is enough power roughly 1,000 U.S. households."
  • "A megawatt is a snapshot figure, roughly equal to the amount of electricity needed to power 750 typical homes at any given moment."
  • "A megawatt is a snapshot figure, roughly equal to the amount of electricity used by 750 typical homes at any given moment."