Definition of International ampere
1. Noun. A former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere).
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Literary usage of International ampere
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The unit of current shall be what is known as the international ampere, which is one-tenth of the unit of current of the centimetre-gramme-second system of ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The unit of current shall be what is known as the international ampere, ... will produce a current of an international ampere, and is practically equivalent ..."
3. Mechanics' and Engineers' Pocket-book of Tables, Rules, and Formulas by Charles Haynes Haswell (1920)
"The international ampere, which is the one-tenth of the unit of current of the centimetre gramme second system of electro magnetic »nits, ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"... of the Definition of the international ampere. (From the National Physical Laboratory.) In the following specification the term silver ..."
5. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Frederick Eugene Fowle (1916)
"The international ampere is the unvarying electric current which, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water, in accordance with ..."