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The watt is the SI derivate unit for pouer, cryed sae efter James Watt.

watt
Unit seestemSI derived unit
Unit oPouer
SeembolW 
Named efterJames Watt
Unit conversions
1 W in ...... is equal tae ...
   SI base units   1 kg·m2/s3
   CGS units   1×107 erg/s

It is the same as ae joule per saicont (1 J/s), or in electric units, ae volt-ampere (1 V·A). A watt is the same as 1/736 o a horsepouer.