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wattwatt-hourwattagewattage ratingwattless componentwattless power

wattless voltagewattmeterwavewave antennawave beam wattless power

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__power__in an__AC circuit__which cannot perform__work__. It is calculated by the following formula:=*P*·V·sinθ, where*I*is the power in watts,*P*is the*I*__current__in amperes,is the voltage in volts, and sinθ is the sine of the*V*__angular phase difference__between the current and the voltage. Also called reactive power, idle power, quadrature power, volt-amperes reactive, or reactive volt-amperes.

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