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Ampere

Am`pere´   Pronunciation: äN`pâr´
n.1.(Elec.) The unit of electric current; - defined by the International Electrical Congress in 1893 and by U. S. Statute as, one tenth of the unit of current of the C. G. S. system of electro-magnetic units, or the practical equivalent of the unvarying current which, when passed through a standard solution of nitrate of silver in water, deposits silver at the rate of 0.001118 grams per second. Called also the international ampère.
Noun1.ampere - a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
2.ampere - the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
Synonyms: amp, A
current unit, international ampere
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