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terawatt

[′ter·ə‚wät]
(physics)
A unit of power, equal to 1012 watts, or 1,000,000 megawatts. Abbreviated TW.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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