Synonyms of joule


1. joule, J, watt second, work unit, heat unit, energy unit

usage: a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

2. Joule, James Prescott Joule

usage: English physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)

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