Complete Definition of "ampere"

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English

Alternative forms
ampère, amp, A

Etymology
Named after the French phyicist w:André-Marie Ampère|Ampère.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-ampere.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
ampere (plural amperes)

  1. a unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A

#: Definition: The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10â7 newton per metre of length. (The International Bureau of Weights and Measures)

Derived terms
abampere
milliamp
microamp
nanoamp
picoamp

Translations

Croatian: t-|hr|amper|m
Finnish: t+|fi|ampeeri
French: t+|fr|ampère|m
German: t-|de|Ampère|n
Greek: αμÏÎ­Ï (ambér) n
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Italian: ampere m (p: ampere)
Polish: t-|pl|amper|m
Russian: Ð°Ð¼Ð¿ÐµÑ (ampér) m
Swedish: t+|sv|ampere

Category:English eponyms|Ampere


Italian

Noun
ampere (plural ampere)

  1. (m) ampere

Category:SI units

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