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wattage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement, Electricity
wattagewatt‧age /ˈwɒtɪdʒ $ ˈwɑː-/ noun [singular, uncountable]  TMTPEthe power of a piece of electrical equipment, measured in watts
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wattageThermostatic heaters should be approximately double the calculated wattage, rounded up to the manufactured sizes.Cylinders rely on suction, which is why they often have a higher wattage than uprights.Great quantities of lighting wattage are not needed.Electric frost protection tapes incorporating a low wattage heater, could be wrapped round pipes.Tod works on low wattage at the best of times.There are mainly types, but make sure you observe the unit's wattage rating.Unlike some machines of this wattage, noise was well suppressed and only became excessive when the disc was used on stonework.
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