milliampere milliampere

Definition(s):

  • (n) one thousandth of an ampere

Usage(s):

  1. In the current Medical Record he reports that he used electrical stimulation of eye muscles (two volts, one milliampere to each eye, 15 minutes three times a week), 75,000 units .
  2. Result: when a mother rat got a dose of one milliampere from the cathode (negative pole), the odds were 383-to-1 that her litter would be superior in intelligence; a dose of two .

News

  • Review: Nine batteries for charging your iPad (and everything else)

    It takes a lot of power to light up an iPad’s 9.7-inch screen—and even more to power the fourth-generation model’s Retina display. That’s why the device is packed full of battery capacity—an impressive 11,560 milliampere hours’ worth for the latest model. But although our battery tests have shown that, under heavy use, the fourth-generation iPad can last for more than 9 hours on a single charge ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Macworld

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