ampere ampere


  1. (n) a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
  2. (n) the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites


  1. There the loose wire apparently completed the circuit to his earphones, may have carried through his head more than a full ampere of current.
  2. If the skin were broken, one might be electrocuted on 25 or 50 volts, on currents as low as one ampere.
  3. A current of one ampere is a flow of 6,281 billion billion electrons per second past a given point.


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    BIEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors and integrated circuit technologies for energy efficient products used in power conversion and motor control applications, announced today a new Anode Gated Thyristor (AGT) Technology Platform. The first product derived from this new Technology Platform is the CLB30I1200HB, a 30 ampere, 1200 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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