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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.
Watt says that rather than Sennebogen determining which spare parts will be available, the company's officers in Germany and at the Sennebogen LLC office in Charlotte, N.
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 some might view the title of this book as too sweeping, and though my mother was amused when seeing it that "modern" referred to a period ending nearly three centuries ago, Jeffrey Watt is persuasive in his identification of new emphases in the control and conceptualization of marriage in early modern Neuchatel.
Wood and Canavan charge that the summary of the APS study states chemical lasers have only been tested at about 200,000 watts and need to reach 20 million watts to be effective, while the body of the report cites that the lasers have been tested in the multimillion-watt level.
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.