Adjective "kilowatthours" definition and examples

(Kilowatthours may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

A measure of electrical energy equivalent to a power consumption of one thousand watts for one hour.
  1. '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.'
  2. 'The nation used 14 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in February, 1.3 percent less than the same month last year, the bureau said.'

More definitions

1. a unit of energy, equivalent to the energy transferred or expended in one hour by one kilowatt of power; approximately

1.34 horsepower-hours.Abbreviation:kWh, kwhr.

More examples(as adjective)

"months can be kilowatthours."

Origin

(kilowatt-hour)