amperage

noun am·per·age \ ˈam-p(ə-)rij , -ˌpir-ij \
Updated on: 21 Mar 2018

Definition of amperage

: the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes

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First Known Use of amperage

1888


AMPERAGE Defined for English Language Learners

amperage

Definition of amperage for English Language Learners

  • : the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes


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amperage

noun am·per·age \ ˈam-p(ə-)rij , -ˌpi(ə)r-ij \

medical Definition of amperage

: the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes

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