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a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second

Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)


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Special large-trough elements provide uniform watt density over a large area.
In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, for example--a fiction that predates Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, the text Watt cites as a landmark in the emergence of formal realism, by about thirty years--my students noted the presence of both realistic and unrealistic characters and settings, a concurrence that would seem to trouble Watt's hypothesis.
At this point in his life, Watt has a lot of personal entrepreneurial experience and has worked extensively with other business owners.
We liked the organization, which had a lot to do with our purchasing decision," says Watt.
Though Watt finds the liberal critique of conservative evangelical Protestantism too exclusively focused on power, he himself has a longstanding interest in religion and social power, especially in relation to states and markets.
Though costs vary, Meier and other researchers contend that it is technically possible for all manufacturers to reduce standby power use to less than 1 watt per appliance without sacrificing convenience or increasing retail prices.
Key words: DLC coating; hysteresis; Josephson constant; kilogram artifact; Planck constant; watt balance.
Still a little sweaty after an afternoon of rehearsals, Watt runs a brush through her long, strawberry blond hair and expertly twists it into a chignon, chatting amiably with her modest audience, which consists of the student and me.
Centro Watt was formed in 2003 by Australia-based Centro Properties and Watt to focus on acquiring, developing and managing retail shopping centers in the United States.
Empire Zones are in an incredible state of flux," Watt told about 70 real estate executives attending the group's May 19 meeting at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho, NY.
The documentary follows the times and exploits of the ever-lovin' trio of Watt, Georgie Hurley and the late, great D Boon from their beginnings in this working class town on the Pacific tight up to the demise of Boon as the result of a van wreck back in '85.
Though one may wonder whether using chronological divisions based so closely on political events is appropriate for an analysis of an institution affected--by Watt's own admission--more by intellectual and social change, the separate focus on the Prussian period allows Watt to test "whether the eighteenth century was indeed turning point in the history of marriage, as several historians would have us believe.
Calculating power levels for a pulsed laser, APS estimates that a 1-pulse-per-second laser would need 100 million watts, which still is 16 times greater than the 6 million watt estimate arrived at by Wood and Canavan.
For over 35 years, Watt International has been at the forefront of innovative design and announced today the launch of Studio Watt, a niche- focused agency devoted to serving the distinct needs of style-based specialty and boutique labels throughout North America.
Yet, the offices of both the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the National Audubon Society were designed at less than 1 watt per square foot.