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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  B.T.U. 
  n  :  a  unit  of  energy  equal  to  the  work  done  by  a  power  of  1000 
  watts  operating  for  one  hour  [syn:  {kilowatt  hour},  {kW-hr}, 
  {Board  of  Trade  unit},  {B.T.U.}] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Btu 
  n  :  a  unit  of  heat  equal  to  the  amount  of  heat  required  to  raise 
  one  pound  of  water  one  degree  Fahrenheit  at  one 
  atmosphere  pressure;  equivalent  to  251.997  calories  [syn: 
  {British  thermal  unit},  {Btu},  {B.Th.U.}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  BTU 
  Basic  Transmission  Unit  (IBM,  SNA) 
 
 




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