kilovolt ampere

kilovolt ampere
(kva) Unit of electrical flow equal to volts multiplied by amperes and divided by one thousand. Unit of power used when power circuit has power factor other than 1. kW = kVA x cosθ

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  • kilovolt-ampere — kȉlovolt ampere m <G a> DEFINICIJA v. kilovolt, ampere (simbol kVA) ETIMOLOGIJA kilo + v. Volta, volt + v. ampere …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kilovolt-ampere — [kil′ō vōlt΄am′pir΄, kil′ə vōlt΄am′pir΄] n. one thousand volt amperes: abbrev. kVA …   English World dictionary

  • kilovolt-ampere — noun a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt amperes • Hypernyms: ↑power unit • Part Meronyms: ↑volt ampere, ↑var * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a unit of apparent power in an electric circuit equal to 1000 volt amperes * * * /kil… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kilovolt-ampere — /kil euh vohlt am pear, am pear /, n. an electrical unit, equal to 1000 volt amperes. Abbr.: kVA, kva [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kilovolt-Ampere — (kVa)   The practical unit of apparent power, which is 1,000 volt amperes. The volt amperes of an electric circuit are the mathematical products of the volts and amperes of the client.   ***   A unit of apparent power, equal to 1,000 volt… …   Energy terms

  • kilovolt ampere — (kV·A)    a common unit of load in power engineering, equal to 1000 volt amperes …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Kilovolt — Einheit Norm SI Einheitensystem Einheitenname Volt Einheitenzeichen V Beschriebene Größe(n) elektrische Spannung Größensymbol(e) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • volt-ampere — noun a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere • Syn: ↑var • Hypernyms: ↑power unit • Part Holonyms: ↑kilovolt ampere …   Useful english dictionary

  • kVA — kilovolt ampere …   Medical dictionary

  • kVA — • kilovolt ampere …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

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