milliampere

noun
mil·​li·​am·​pere | \ ˌmi-lē-ˈam-ˌpir \
variants: or milliamp \ ˈmi-​lē-​ˌamp \

Definition of milliampere

: one thousandth of an ampere

First Known Use of milliampere

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for milliampere

International Scientific Vocabulary

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about milliampere

Share milliampere

Dictionary Entries near milliampere

mill hole

millhouse

milli-

milliampere

milliangstrom

milliard

milliary

Statistics for milliampere

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for milliampere

The first known use of milliampere was in 1885

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for milliampere

milliampere

noun
mil·​li·​am·​pere | \ ˌmil-ē-ˈam-ˌpi(ə)r \

Medical Definition of milliampere

: one thousandth of an ampere abbreviation mA

Comments on milliampere

What made you want to look up milliampere? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

excited commotion or publicity

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!