milliampere

noun
mil·​li·​am·​pere | \ ˌmi-lē-ˈam-ˌpir How to pronounce milliampere (audio) \
variants: or milliamp \ ˈmi-​lē-​ˌamp How to pronounce milliamp (audio) \

Definition of milliampere

: one thousandth of an ampere

First Known Use of milliampere

1885, in the meaning defined above

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milliampere

noun
mil·​li·​am·​pere | \ ˌmil-ē-ˈam-ˌpi(ə)r How to pronounce milliampere (audio) \

Medical Definition of milliampere

: one thousandth of an ampere abbreviation mA

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