megajoule


megajoule
(MJ)
   a common metric unit of work or energy. The megajoule equals one million joules, which is approximately 737 562 foot pounds, 947.8170 Btu, 238.846 (kilogram) Calories, or 0.277 778 kilowatt hours.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • mégajoule — [megaʒul] n. m. ÉTYM. 1922; de méga , et joule. ❖ ♦ Phys. Un million de joules. Abrév. MJ. ⇒ Joule …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • megajoule — s. m. Unidade de trabalho equivalente a um milhão de joules.   ‣ Etimologia: mega + joule …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Mégajoule — Joule Pour les articles homonymes, voir Joule (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Megajoule — Einheit Norm SI Einheitensystem Einheitenname Joule Einheitenzeichen J Beschriebene Größe(n) Arbeit; Energie; innere Energie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • megajoule — /meg euh jowl , joohl /, n. Physics. a unit of work or energy, equal to one million joules. [MEGA + JOULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • megajoule — noun One million ( 10 ) joules. Symbol: MJ …   Wiktionary

  • Megajoule — Me|ga|joule [... dʒu:l, auch me:...] das; [s], <zu 2↑Mega> 1 Million ↑Joule; Zeichen MJ …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Megajoule — Me|ga|joule [auch mɛ..., ... dʒ̮...] (1 Million Joule; Zeichen MJ) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • megajoule — (MJ) An SI measurement of energy (= l000 joules) …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • megajoule — /meg euh jowl , joohl /, n. Physics. a unit of work or energy, equal to one million joules. [MEGA + JOULE] * * * megˈajoule noun A million joules • • • Main Entry: ↑mega …   Useful english dictionary


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