Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The strength of an electric current expressed in amperes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The electric current's strength carried by a conductor or machine generated as measured by amperes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The strength of a current of electricity carried by a conductor or generated by a machine, measured in ampères.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The strength of an electrical current measured in amperes.
  • n. The strength of an electrical current measured in amperes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the strength of an electrical current measured in amperes

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