**joule:**Practical unit of heat or work, equivalent to the energy produced in 1 second by a current of 1 amp passing through a resistance of 1 ohm; corresponds to 107 ergs or 0.102 kilogram.

**joule:**Practical unit of heat or work, equivalent to the energy produced in 1 second by a current of 1 amp passing through a resistance of 1 ohm; corresponds to 107 ergs or 0.102 kilogram.