The definition of a joule is the basic unit of electrical energy, and is equal to the work completed when one ampere of current is passed through a resistance of one ohm for one second.(noun)
An example of joule is what a scientist would use to measure energy.
See joule in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: after James Prescott Joule
See joule in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun Abbr. J or j
Origin: After James Prescott Joule.
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