**candlepower** | | |

*n. (attribute)* | **1**. **candlepower**, **light intensity** | luminous intensity measured in candelas. |

| ~ intensity, intensity level, strength | the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation).; "*he adjusted the intensity of the sound*"; "*they measured the station's signal strength*" |

**watt** | | |

*n. (quantity)* | **1**. **w**, **watt** | a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm. |

| ~ power unit | a measure of electric power. |

| ~ milliwatt | a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt. |

| ~ kilowatt, kw | a unit of power equal to 1000 watts. |

| ~ h.p., horsepower, hp | a unit of power equal to 746 watts. |

*n. (person)* | **2**. **james watt**, **watt** | Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819). |

| ~ applied scientist, engineer, technologist | a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems. |

| ~ artificer, discoverer, inventor | someone who is the first to think of or make something. |

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