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The rate at which mechanical energy is exerted or mechanical work performed, as by an engine or other machine, or an animal, working continuously; as, an engine of twenty horse power.
A mechanical agent; that from which useful mechanical energy is derived; as, water power; steam power; hand power, etc.
The rate of doing work. It is measured in units of joules per second (J/s) and expressed in watts (W) where 1 W = 1 J/s. The fps unit of power is the horsepower, a rate of working equal to 550 ft-lbf per second. Conversions are: 1 horsepower = 745.7 W; 1 W = 10 erg/second.
Energy used to do work measured in watts.
the rate of change in energy, or the rate of doing work.
Power is the product of volts and amps. A circuit that will draw 1 ampere of current when 100 volts is applied will dissipate 100 (volts) X 1 (amp) = 100 watts.
A measure of how quickly work is done.
The rate, often expressed in watts, at which energy is exchanged or transmitted. In radar it usually refers to the rate at which electromagnetic energy is radiated from or received at the antenna.
The amount of work done in a specific period of time; power = work/time
The amount of work or energy expended in a given amount of time. For example, the watt is a unit of power, which is defined as a joule per second.
the amount of work done over a period of time
The rate at which energy is supplied. Power has define[SI] units of J/s, sometimes called "Watts" (W).
Work done per unit of time. Usually expressed in Watts (W), kilowatts (kW) or break horsepower (BHP)
It suggests the rate at which work is performed. It is proportional to torque and rpm and is measured in horsepower.
Defined as the rate at which work is done, or the rate at which energy is transformed. is measured in joules per second (J/s), or watts (W).
The rate at which energy (or work) is used; units include watts, horsepower, and foot pounds per second.
Work done per unit of time. Measured in horsepower or watts: 1 hp = 33,000 ft-lb/min = 746 W.
Usually measured in horsepower, power is proportional to torque and rpm.
The rate at which electrical energy is produced, or consumed. The unit of measurement of power is kilowatts (thousands of watts) or megawatts(millions of watts).
A unit of power; power being the rate at which energy is used to do work = rate at which work is done, 1 W =1 J per second
A measure of electrical "work"measured in watts or kilowatts (KW).
The amount of work per unit of time. Usually expressed in watts.
A skill-related component of physical fitness that relates to the ability to the rate at which one can perform work.
Electrical energy, measured in watts, such as the current from an amplifier used to drive a loudspeaker. Power in Watts W = V2/R
The rate at which electrical energy is fed into or taken from a device or system, expressed in watts or dBW. The signal strength on the uplink or downlink of a satellite communications system is quantified by the power of the radio wave radiated by the transmit antenna.
rate of transfer of energy. For a steady rate (constant power) it can be expressed as /âˆ† where is the energy transferred in the time interval âˆ†. Usual symbol: . The SI unit is the watt (symbol W).
The rate of change of energy or, equivalently, the rate of change of work; expressed in units of watts, BTU's or joules. PPS(See Proportional Pressure Support).
the change of energy or work done per unit time
the time rate of doing work; electrical power is measured in watts
Spiritual power or energy is available to human experience, but originates from a transcendent source outside of the temporal realm. We can make ourselves available to power or energy, and once the contact is made such power can be abused and turned toward lesser ends, but its ultimate authority and beneficent realization comes from God.
The rate at which work is done. Power is calculated by multiplying current times voltage.
The rate of change of work during a given time interval, or the work done divided by the time interval.
The power (in watts) used by a device to produce useful work (also called input power or active power). In lighting, it is the system input power (in watts) for a lamp and ballast combination. When referred to as benchtop active power, the measurement procedure follows ANSI standards, which include horizontally mounted bare lamp(s) at an ambient temperature of 25°C, ±1°C, and air movement less than 5 feet per minute. The lamps are seasoned 100 hours before testing, and the measurements are conducted after lamp light output stabilizes.
The functional area of a system that transforms an external power source into internal DC supply voltage.
The dissipation of heat by passing a current through a resistance. Measured in watts [W], Power [P] is expressed by ohm's law from the three variables: voltage [E] current [I] and resistance [R]. That is, P = I2xR, or, P = E2/R or P = E x I.
the ability to do work or, in some contexts, the rate at which work is done; in a collective sense, the ability to get work done; in human terms, this definition needs to be expanded as the ability to work, play, relate, learn, as an expression of personal choice, personal responsibility and personal purpose and with awareness and respect of shared purpose; exists only within the Self, as power-from-within; see also power-with, power-against; power-over, power-under
In electricity, power (P) is the product of the voltage (V) and the current (I). i.e. P=VI. The unit of power is the Watt.
Power is measured in Watts(W). It is the product of potential difference or voltage(V) and Current(A).
Quick movement where the body is propelled either upward or outward; explosive strength; performance of work accomplished per unit of time.
The rate at which work is done. Force times Distance (work) divided by Time or (F x D)/T. Power can be expressed in watts. If an 80-kg bicycle and rider are raised 3 meters in 1 minute, power expended is 240 kg-meters per minute (kgm/min).
The time rate at which work is done. Electrical power is proportional to the product of current and voltage.
rate at which work is done; equivalent to torque times rotational speed, voltage times current, etc.
The product of the voltage and current in a reactive circuit measured in volt-amperes (apparent power).
The power dissipated in the purely resistive components of a circuit measured in watts.
(physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
a fully transcended intelligence operating from the high beyond
This represents the amount of watts that your amplifier or receiver produces per channel.
The rate at which work is done. An engine is more powerful if it does a job in less time.
Power is the rate at which work is done or work divided by time. Work is the force acting on an object to cause a displacement and does not depend on the amount of time required.
Is work per unit of time (P=W/t).
rate of change in work with respect to time (in units of mass*length2/time3 measured in Watts in the metric system)
Power is (voltage x current) or a (coulomb/second).
The rate of doing work. The unit of power is the watt, abbreviated as "W" and equal to 1 joule per second (see "joule").
In a Direct Current circuit it is the product of applied potential difference and current. In an Alternating Current circuit it is the product of the effective values of the voltage and current with the cosine of the phase angle between current and voltage. The units of measurement are VA or the Watt.
The term used for the product of voltage and current. It is measured in watts.
A term usually meant to imply both capacity and energy.
Rate at which work is being done.
The rate of doing work, expressed in watts (W). For example, a generator that is rated at 750 watts will be able to produce that amount of power continuously.
the ability to do work; the "rate" of generating, transferring, or using electrical energy usually expressed in watts, kilowatts, or megawatts.
Rate at which energy is released or consumed (expressed in watts).
The ratio of energy per time. Power is measure in Watts, and Joules. Power = Current x Voltage. Where 1 amp x 1 volt = 1 watt.
Useful energy that performs work measured in horsepower, Watts, or Btu's. Electrical power is rated in Watts and is equal to the Voltage(E) times the Current(I). As in P=E*I.
The unit of measurement of the energy (measured in watts) converted by a circuit or component in a unit of time, normally seconds.
Energy per unit time (see intensity).
Reminder to set the throttles appropriately considering the IR threat and desired energy state.
The rate at which energy is supplied. See watt.
1. The rate at which work is done. In motion control, power is equal to torque multiplied by speed. 2. The rate of doing work or expending energy. It may be written as: Power (watts) = force x distance/time. Expressed in electrical terms it is voltage x current = power (watts)
Power, in watts, is the product of voltage (in volts) and current (in amps). Energy in joules is equal to power (in watts) multiplied by time (in seconds).
the rate of doing work or the rate at which energy is produced or used.
The rate at which work is done. It is the product of Voltage times Current, measured in Watts. 1000 Watts = 1 Kilowatt. An electric motor requires approximately 1 Kilowatt per Horsepower (after typical efficiency losses). 1 Kilowatt for 1 Hour = 1 Kilowatt-Hour (KWH).
Power is the rate at which work is done. The ratio of work and time determines the amount of power used. For example, imagine that two people start at the bottom of a mountain with the goal of reaching the top. The first person hikes to the top in a short amount of time. The second person scales the rocks to the top which takes a much longer amount of time. The same amount of work was done by both (they reached the top of the mountain), but the hiker has more power since the distance traveled was completed in a shorter amount of time. Power is expressed in Watts.
Power refers to the rate of performing work or of expending energy. Typically, mechanical power is expressed in terms of horsepower and electrical power in terms of kilowatts. One kW equals 1.34 hp.
A measure of how quickly work is performed.  Work divided by time equals power.  From our “Energy” example above, if the 850 Newton person climbed the 3 meter ladder in one minute, the power would be 2550 N-m / 60 seconds = 42.5 N-m/s.  One N-m/s equals one watt.  A mid-range Duron requires about 42.5 watts of power.  Electrical power in DC devices is simply voltage multiplied by current.
The rate at which energy is transferred. Electrical energy is usually measured in watts. Also used for a measurement of capacity.
Working electrical energy measured in watts.
A unit of electricity in DC circuits equal to the product of current and voltage.
Measured in Watts, the power rating of a power supply gives an indication of how much energy it can supply. The more components you have in your computer and the more powerful they are, the more power you will need to drive them all. In other words you will need a bigger power supply to drive a top of the range CPU and two graphics cards in SLi mode than you will to drive a low end system with on-board graphics.
The rate of doing work or the rate of expending energy. The unit of electrical power is the watt.
The rate at which energy is taken from an electrical system or dissipated by a load, expressed in watts; power that is generated by a utility is typically expressed in volt-amperes.
The rate of transferring energy; a scalar quantity with units of watts (W).
describes the rate of energy use per unit time, measured in watts, i.e. watt = 1 joule/sec.
the rate of energy output;113 the ability to implement any intervention or action to either help or hurt the body or system or faction at question.
Combination of the electric demand and energy requirements of a customer. Also relates to the generation or transfer of electric power. Usually expressed in kilowatts.
(the rate at which work is done or energy is transferred. )
The rate of transmitting current or charge. Expressed in Watts.
The rate of flow of radiant energy, generally expressed in watts. Because of the large range of power measured by radar systems, it is commonly expressed in decibels (dB).
Current delivered at a given voltage, measured in watts or kilowatts
The rate of doing work; power is measured in Watts. In formulas, power is given the symbol P.
A general term which means the capacity for doing work. In the electrical environment this is usually measured in watts.
Energy needed to work machines and to produce electricity.
The amount of energy used per second. Power is calculated by multiplying current times voltage.
How fast energy is produced or used, measured in watts. A higher power device will use much more energy in a given time than a low power device. Even a low power device can still use alot of energy if left on for a long time. Amps x (See Energy)
Work performed by electricity that appears in another form of energy such as heat, light, or motion.
The rate at which energy is released, which is a measure of acceleration capability. Power is measured in kilowatts for an electric vehicle.
The rate at which work is done, measured in watts. In electrical circuits it is the product of voltage and current.
The instantaneous current being delivered at a given voltage, measured in kilowatt-hours.
The rate of doing work measured in watts , horse power ...
Power is a freely floating form of energy that is emitted by humans and Others, but is absorbed and used only by Others. The Gloom is a reservoir of unused energy, requiring Others to travel into the Gloom to tap into this resource.
The rate of doing work, usually measured in kilowatt-hours.
The rate of doing work, or more generally, the rate of converting energy from one form to another. Measured in joules/second or watts (1 W = 1 J/s). Electrical power is measured in kilowatts.
The time rate of doing work or the rate at which energy is used. One equation for Power
Rate of doing work. Energy per unit time. In electrical circuits power is volts multiplied by amps. The unit of power is the watt
The rate at which energy is used, supplied or transferred. It is expressed in WATTs (W). A one-watt source supplies energy at the rate of 1 JOULE per second.
The rate at which energy is transferred, or converted into work. It is usually measured in watts.
Actual, active or real power. The time rate of transferring or transforming energy or the power that accomplishes work. Measured in watts.
The amount of energy (in joules) that a device delivers or consumes divided by the time (in seconds) that the device is operating.
It is rate of doing work. The rate at which energy is used. The ratio of work done to the time taken. Unit is Watt. 1 watt = 1 joule per sec. Or kg.m / sec.
The rate at which energy is consumed or generated. Power is measured in watts or horsepower.
The rate at which one form of energy is converted to another.
The time rate of doing work; activity; unit = watts.
In this context, refers to transmitted power. Personal Radio Handhelds and Mobiles are limited to 5 watts of TX power and repeaters are limited to 21 watts EIRP (Effective Isotopic Radiated Power). In-boats, VHF radios are switchable between 1 watt and 25 watts. Priority Watch: One Channel per bank can be designated as a priority channel. Once activated, the scanner will regularly monitor the selected channel and automatically return upon sensing activity.
Power is the measure of energy change, or energy flow, per unit time. In electrical systems, power is usually measured as the product of the potential difference (measured in volts) times the current flow (measured in amperes) and is expressed in watts or kilowatts (thousands of watts). In thermal systems, and in specific solar hot water systems, power is measured in BTU/hr (British Thermal Units per hour). A BTU is the amount of thermal energy required to raise one pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit.
The rate at which energy is emitted, transferred, or received, usually expressed in watts (joules per second).  Also called radiant power.
The rate at which electrical energy is applied to or taken from a device. It is expressed in terms of watts, milliwatts or microwatts.
In the world of physics, power is defined as p=w/t, where w=work and t=time. In this case, work equals force times distance. For those of us who are physics-challenged, an easier way to word this is that power is energy transformed over time.
amount of energy used each second, measured in watts
Release or consumption of energy E per time t. P=dE/dt
The rate at which energy is produced, typically expressed in watts (w), kilowatts (KW), or megawatts (MW). The relationship between power, current and voltage is expressed in the Power Equation, P=IV.
rate of work. Amont of work produced in a certain amount of time (Force x Velocity)
1. The rate at which energy is transferred or converted per unit of time. 2. The rate in which work is done. See Horsepower, Kilowatt, Megawatt, Watts for units of power.
The amount of heat energy produced per second, measured in watts.
electrical energy measured according to voltage and current; usually given in Watts (W)
The rate at which energy is, or could be, transferred. Power is typically metered in kilowatts.
The capacity of a device to convert energy from one form to another, sometimes measured in kilowatts (kW) or its multiples. Devices are usually given a 'rated capacity' (in kW, MW, GW etc ) reflecting the rate at which they can convert energy from one form to another.
The amount of energy transferred per second. Power is measured in watts* and is represented by the symbol, Click here to go back to where you were.
The rate of work done per unit time.
The force or energy used to do work. Radio: The sending or receiving of messages or effects, like sound, by means of electromagnetic waves through the air without a connecting wire.
The rate at which energy is used. Measured in Megawatts.
A being of incredible might, drawing energy from those who worship it and able to grant spells to priests. Also called a deity or god. Someone a body shouldn't ever mess with.
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The energy rate, usually measured in watts. Power equals voltage times amps, or W = E x 1. The heavier the flow of amps at a given supply, the higher the rate at which energy is being supplied and used.
The rate of energy delivery expressed in watts (joules per second). Thus: 1 Watt = 1 Joule x 1 Sec.
A measure of the amount of work done per second, expressed in Watts.
the rate of doing work; work per unit of time.
The rate of energy delivery; measured in horsepower or watts.
The rate of energy consumption.
Amount of energy converted by a circuit or component in a unit of time, normally seconds. Measured in units of watts. (joules/second).