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# milliwatt

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
One thousandth of a watt. See watt and dBm.
ACCESSION #
114226897

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• dBm.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;10/1/2011, p1

(DeciBels below 1 Milliwatt) A measurement of power loss in decibels using 1 milliwatt as the reference point. A signal received at 1 milliwatt yields 0 dBm. A signal at .1 milliwatt is a loss of 10 dBm. See deciBel and dBA.

• mW.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;10/1/2011, p1

(MilliWatt) One thousandth of a watt. See watt.

• No Charger? No Problem!  // Scholastic Math;3/29/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 10/11, p3

A quiz about the units of electrical power is presented, such as the number of watts in 50 milliwatts.

• dBm.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;2015, p1

(DeciBels at 1 Milliwatt) A measurement of power using one milliwatt as the reference point (0 dBm). For example, a signal at .1 milliwatt (100 microwatts) is a loss of 10 dBm. A radio station transmitting 50,000 watts of power may wind up attenuating to

• Power in dBm versus power in watts.  // EDN Europe;Jul2010, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p16

A chart on power in decibels milliwatt (dBm) versus power in watts is presented.

• mW.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;2015, p1

(MilliWatt) One thousandth of a watt. See watt and dBm.

• Decibels Per Milliwatt.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p139

An encyclopedia entry for "decibels per milliwatt" (dBm) is presented. It is a power measurement relative to 1 milliwatt. dBm is used in radio, microwave and fiber optic work as a convenient measure of absolute power because of its capability to express both very large and very small values in a...

• Wireless chargers aim to match cables.  // Electronics Weekly;6/22/2011, Issue 2473, p5

The article reports that Wireless Power Consortium, a business alliance is working on developing wireless phone chargers which will consume less than five milliwatt power.

• Transmit Power.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p495

A definition of the term "Transmission Power" is presented. The term refers to the amount of power used by a radio transceiver to send the signal out. Transmit power is generally measured in milliwatts.

• India : PM to Launch Various Roads and Ports Projects in Maharashtra.  // TendersInfo News;8/16/2014, p1

The article reports on the plan of Binny Ltd. to acquire a windmill farm of 37.20 milliwatt from Mohan Breweries and Distilleries Ltd. in India.

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