noun. ['ˈkɪləˌwɑːt'] a unit of power equal to 1000 watts.
1. Foreign word Find the cost of electricity per kilowatt hour on your electric bill. 2. Adjective Multiply the power consumption by the hours of operation to find kilowatt hours. 3. Noun, singular or mass Look for the kilowatt rating of your heat pump on the compressor outdoors or on the air handler.