effective current

noun

: the value of an alternating or otherwise variable current that would result in the same heat production in a circuit as that of a direct current in the same length of time : the square root of the means of the squares of the instantaneous values of an alternating current

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“Effective current.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/effective%20current. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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