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Definition of joule noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

joule

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʒuːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒuːl//
 
(abbreviation J) (physics)
 
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a unit of energy or work Word Origin late 19th cent.: named after J. P. Joule (1818-89), the English physicist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: joule