kilovolt-ampere


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kilovolt-ampere

[′kil·ə‚vōlt ′am‚pir]
(electricity)
A unit of apparent power in an alternating-current circuit, equal to 1000 volt-amperes. Abbreviated kVA.

kilovolt-ampere

In an electric circuit, the product of the current in amperes and the applied voltage (expressed in volts), divided by 1,000.
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