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quantity unit

Definitions of quantity unit
  1. noun
    a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)
    synonyms: charge unit
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    C, ampere-second, coulomb
    a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
    abcoulomb
    a unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs
    ampere-minute
    a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs
    ampere-hour
    a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombs
    type of:
    electromagnetic unit, emu
    any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
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