from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The electric charge transferred past a specified circuit point by a current of one ampere in one hour.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a unit of electric charge, equal to the charge transferred by a current of one ampere in one hour through a specified point in a circuit, equal to 3600 coulombs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In electricity, a unit of quantity, the electricity transferred by a current of one ampere in one hour. It is equal to 3,600 coulombs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombs
established 1880-85, from ampere + hour. (Wiktionary)