
Definition of Ampere
1. Noun. A former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere).
2. Noun. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites. "A typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
Generic synonyms: Current Unit
Terms within: Ma, Milliampere
Group relationships: Abamp, Abampere
Definition of Ampere
1. Noun. A unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A ¹
2. Noun. (alternative spelling of ampere) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Ampere
1. a unit of electric current strength [n S]
Medical Definition of Ampere
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Literary usage of Ampere
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The average amperage of an ignition battery is 60 ampere hours and ... Lighting and
Ignition battery: The amperage is from 80 to 160 amperehour capacity, ..."
2. Electrical Review (1891)
"This curious result for a constantpotential generator was due to the increased
magnetic leakage produced as the series ampereturns on the field came up ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"cgs lines per ampereturn per cm. length of effective winding 1.00 cgs lines ...
Length of one turn in air (free length) 106 cgs lines per ampereturn due ..."
4. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"The ampereturns acting on a circuit are given by the product of the turns ...
For instance, 10 amp. flowing through 150 turns give 1500 ampereturns. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"«_>u duced by one ampere flowing through a circuit one centimetre in length. ...
1) In a cycle of charge and discharge, the ratio between the ampere hours ..."
6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"In modern alternators, the ampereturns per pole on the field required for the
air gap will usually be from two to two and onehalf times the ampereturns ..."
7. Electrical Meters: Prepared in the Extension Division of the University of by Cyril Methodius Jansky (1917)
"For practical purposes, the coulomb is too small a unit, and hence 3600 coulombs,
called the amperehour, are used as the ..."