giga-watt
One thousand million ( 10 ) watts, abbreviated as GW.

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  • watt — kilo·watt; mega·watt; mi·cro·watt; mil·li·watt; watt; watt·age; watt·er; watt·less; watt·meter; giga·watt; tera·watt; …   English syllables

  • Watt — For other uses, see Watt (disambiguation). Kilowatt redirects here. For the community in Kern County, California, see Kilowatt, California. KW redirects here. For other uses, see KW (disambiguation). The watt (pronounced /ˈwɒt/ wot; symbol: W) is …   Wikipedia

  • Giga... — Gi|ga... 〈〉 das 109fache der betreffenden Grundeinheit, z. B. 1 GW = 109 Watt = 1 Milliarde Watt [zu grch. Gigas, Pl. Gigantes, dem Namen eines Geschlechts von Riesen; → Gigant] * * * Giga...   [von griechisch gígas »Gigant«, »Riese«],    1)… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Giga... — Gi|ga… 〈Zeichen: G.; vor Maßeinheiten〉 das 109fache der betreffenden Grundeinheit, z. B. 1 GW = 109 Watt = 1 Milliarde Watt [Etym.: <grch. gigas; → Gigant] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • gigawatt — giga·watt …   English syllables

  • GW — Giga Watt. 1 milliard de Watt …   Sigles et Acronymes francais

  • GWh — Giga Watt heure. 1 milliard de Watt/heure …   Sigles et Acronymes francais

  • gigawatt — /gig euh wot , jig /, n. one billion watts. Abbr.: GW, Gw [1960 65; GIGA + WATT] * * * …   Universalium

  • gigawatt — ˌ noun Etymology: giga + watt : a unit of power equal to one billion watts …   Useful english dictionary

  • gigawatt — giga ♦ Métrol. Préfixe du système international (symb. G), du gr. gigas « géant », qui multiplie par 109 l unité dont il précède le nom : gigawatt , gigahertz . gigawatt [ʒigawat] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de giga , et watt …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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