Examples of ampere in a Sentence
a current of 15 amperes
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Each bolt contained about 10,000 amperes of current at its peak.
The review concerns a potential redefinition of the ampere (a unit of electricity), the kelvin (temperature), the mole (measurement of atoms and or molecules) and the kilogram.
Cables could power connected devices with as much as 1.5 amperes of electrical current (at up to 30 volts).
Another major electrical unit, the current-measuring ampere, takes its name from this French physicist.
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Origin and Etymology of ampere
First Known Use: 1881See Words from the same year
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: a unit for measuring the rate at which electric current flows
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