ampere

Definitions of ampere
  1. noun
    the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    synonyms: A, amp
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    current unit
    a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
  2. noun
    a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
    synonyms: international ampere
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    type of:
    current unit
    a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
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