watts watts  /ˈwɑts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English poet and theologian (1674-1748)

Usage(s):

  1. The wattage gives them away: many 7-watt CFLs are comparable to a regular 40-watt bulb, 26 watts is the typical CFL equivalent of 100 watts and so on.
  2. The average desktop computer, not including the monitor, consumes from 60 to 250 watts a day.
  3. A walker wearing harvesters on both knees could generate about five watts of power enough to charge 10 cell phones without hampering his or her stride.

News

  1. Watts Bar ready to start in 2015

    In a new supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission found no environmental concerns that would prevent it from issuing an operating license for Watts Bar Unit 2.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  2. Watts Bar Nuclear Plant ready to start in 2015

    The Unit 2 reactor at the Watts Bar Power Plant has been under construction for four decades and still needs another year or two to resolve lingering equipment, flooding and documentation questions.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. Naomi Watts is spot-on in 'Diana' trailer

    Naomi Watts attends the Stella McCartney Spring 2014 Collection Presentation on June 10 in New York. Kevin Mazur, WireImage
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  • Dr Drake said: "Now the actual amount of radiation escaping is about two watts, not much more than you get from a cell phone. If this continues into the future, very soon our world will become undetectable."
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: Frank Drake Source: The Sun

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